blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sat Jan 21 02:37:01 UTC 2012
On 21/01/12 13:24, John Graddy wrote:
> On 01/20/2012 06:50 PM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 21/01/12 02:10, John Graddy wrote:
>>> On 01/19/2012 09:43 PM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>>> Look, I'll give you this link and see if this comes up:
>>>> (from the movie Natural Born Killers - listen to it and the lyrics.)
>>> The video that you sent did exactly the same as the video in my
>>> original email.
>>> I disabled the plugin Flash 11.1 and both play just fine.
>>> I don't understand! When I disable a plugin what does it do?
>>> Remove the plugin? Restore the previous version? I didn't thing
>>> youtube videos would work at all without the flashplayer installed.
>> Sounds like that there is a mix-up in which libflashplayer.so is
>> being used by your Flashplayer.
>> In Firefox, type this in the URL box (the one where you type in, eg,
>> and a list of your plugins will be shown. Have a look at which
>> Flashplayer version is installed and used by Firefox The latest is
>> 11.1 r102. It will also be using the file libflashplayer.so. Now, go
>> thru the full list of the plugins because there may be another
>> version of Flashplayer still hanging around - make sure that it is or
>> is not (I bet that there is v10 still hanging around - and this is
>> also using *a* libflashplayer.so file). Check this out to start with.
>> What has happened in the past, at least at my end, is that after
>> installing Flashplayer the symlink to point to the correct, latest,
>> libflashplayer.so was not altered and the latest version of Flash was
>> picking up the old libflashplayer.so and....naturally Flash would not
>> Check about:plugins to begin with.
> when I do the "about:plugins", I get:
> application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash swf
> application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player spl
> What is that all about?
File formats (file extensions) used by Adobe.
What you need is the bit ABOVE this which shows which version of Flash
you have installed.
It is in the nature of things that every time you try to avoid one danger you run into another.
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