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Re: [opensuse] Flash Player for Linux Now Available for Download
  • From: Hans van der Merwe <hvdmerwe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 08:41:24 +0000
  • Message-id: <1169455284.11242.22.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 08:21 +0000, James Ogley wrote:
> Don't use the Adobe-supplied flash-plugin rpm as it installs it in the
> wrong place!
>
> ogley@riggwelter:/home/install> rpm -qpl
> http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/flash-plugin-9.0.31.0-release.i386.rpm
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/LICENSE
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/README
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/homecleanup
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/setup
> /usr/share/doc/flash-plugin-9.0.31.0
> /usr/share/doc/flash-plugin-9.0.31.0/readme.txt
>
> Instead, use the flash-player (note the difference in name) from
> http://software.opensuse.org/download/mozilla/ - works a treat and if
> you add that repo to YaST or Smart, it'll get updated in future of
> course.
> --
> James Ogley

Strange? Worked for me, I have
libflashplayer.so -> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so*
in my /usr/lib/browser-plugins dir? I didn't do it, RPM must have.


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