flashplugin-installer

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Wed Nov 11 10:37:48 UTC 2015


On Wednesday 11 November 2015 03:35:24 Petter Adsen wrote:

> On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 08:43:58 -0500
>
> Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > On Monday 09 November 2015 04:00:52 Petter Adsen wrote:
> > > On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 03:23:06 -0500
> > >
> > > Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> > > > On Monday 09 November 2015 03:09:13 Petter Adsen wrote:
> > > > > I'm not sure why you are getting the dialog on whether or not
> > > > > to allow the playing of Flash content, is it possible that you
> > > > > have enabled click-to-play for Flash?
> > > >
> > > > Not to my knowledge.  Where/how is that to be checked on ?
> > >
> > > Open "about:addons", click "Plugins", see if Shockwave Flash is
> > > set to "Ask to Activate". If it is, try "Always Activate".
> >
> > Two choices, always ask, disable
> >
> > > There is also a setting in about:config that's called
> > > plugins.click_to_play, but I can't tell you how these two settings
> > > interact. It should probably be set to "false" if you want
> > > autoplay, though.
> >
> > That didn't help either.
>
> After reading some Mozilla documentation, the latter of these settings
> seem to affect what is visible in the first one, so you could try to
> toggle it and see if it changes.
>
> But the dialog you get above does not jive with what is in later
> Firefox versions, so I'm guessing you are using Iceweasel. In that
> case, all bets are off, and I can't help you. You really should check
> the mailing list thread I referenced earlier, as it contained a lot of
> useful info, and will help you more than an Ubuntu list can.
>
> You could also try to download the latest, plain Firefox from Mozilla,
> and see if you have better luck with that. Any documentation you can
> find will at least be more likely to help.
>
> > Flash claims it was updated just in august, is version 11.2.202.508
>
> It updated today here on Wily, so there should be one in Debian also.
>
> Petter

Synaptic can't find it. I did note that pepperflash is installed, but I 
never see anything trying to use it.  Softlink missing? IDK.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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