[xubuntu-users] Flash player for XUbuntu 14.10

Tong Sun xubuys.xpt at spamgourmet.com
Sun Nov 23 02:53:22 UTC 2014

On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 9:29 PM, Sajan Parikh - sajan at parikh.io <
xubuys.xpt.68376bb178.sajan#parikh.io at ob.0sg.net> wrote:

> On 11/22/2014 08:21 PM, Tong Sun wrote:
>> Hi,
>> XUbuntu 14.10 does not come with a builtin flashplugin to play flashes
>> in the firefox browser, right? The problem is that I'm having problem
>> installing one. I tried to install,
>> - flashplugin-installer - Adobe Flash Player plugin installer
>> - adobe-flashplugin - Adobe Flash Player plugin version 11
>> But neither was able to play the flashes on the
>> http://www.discovery.ca/Video site. Is it the firefox's flashplugin
>> problem or the site's problem? Can someone play flashes from the
>> http://www.discovery.ca/Video? It keeps ask me to download flashplugin,
>> but when I'm there at the Adobe flashplugin download site, I notice its
>> version is exactly the same as the version with my
>> installed adobe-flashplugin.
>> Any help?
>> Thanks
>>  Did you try going to the following page to confirm?
> http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/
> Or type in "about:plugins"

Oh, thanks, with both I verified that I have Flash installed,
same with yours.

Try going to Youtube and playing any video

Oh, yeah, I can play Youtube videos.

I have 11,2,202,418, it is possible that the Discovery website is requiring
> a higher version of Flash.The issue with that is Adobe stopped updating
> Flash at 11,2,202,418.  I think the current version is 15.  Some sites
> might require a newer version of Flash.

Can you take a quick look at http://www.discovery.ca/Video please, to see
if you get the same result?

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