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Getting Flash on Linux

Postposted on Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:25 pm

I installed the latest version of Ubuntu on one of my computers here, and I'm trying to get Firefox setup properly. Unfortunately, neither the auto-updating feature in FF3 nor the Add/Remove feature will add Flash functionality. Oddly, I can see all advertisements but not the videos on You Tube and Video Sift. I am hesitant to download any install files, since I never could figure out how those worked on Linux. Anyone got any ideas for me?
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Re: Getting Flash on Linux

Postposted on Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:58 pm

Open Synaptic (under System->Administration) and install the package ubuntu-restricted-extras. You'll get Flash, codecs, Java, and fonts.
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Re: Getting Flash on Linux

Postposted on Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:57 pm

You can also download a deb straight from Adobe these days.
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