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Re: [opensuse] Flash Plugin being lost by Firefox
  • From: Wolfgang Rosenauer <wolfgang@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2009 21:49:51 +0100
  • Message-id: <496120EF.6000106@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Terry Eck schrieb:
Running openSUSE 11.1 and Firefox 3.0.5. Thought I had this problem
solved but now Firefox reports missing
Flash plugin. I go through the process of downloading
"flash-plugin- from Adobe but in
the process of trying to install YAST2 says it is already installed.

I use YAST2 to remove the flash-plugin and redo the process of
installing from Adobe. YAST2 says it is installed
but Firefox says I need the plugin. There is a step I'm missing! Can
anyone lead me in the correct direction to
getting Flash to work in Firefox?

Use the flash-plugin package provided by openSUSE.
Why do you expect some third-party RPM to just work? How would it know
where to install the plugin so it gets recognized by Firefox?

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