[CentOS] Firefox 3.0.4 and Adobe Flash (CentOS 5 (32bit))

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 19:28:10 UTC 2008


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:58 AM, William L. Maltby
<CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
<snip>
> I think you should dump that old version (if you're CentOS 5.x?) and get
> it updated to the 10.2 Why your plkuginreg.dat has 9 while your rpm
> shows 10.x, I couldn't guess.
>
> However, mine is wrapped.
>
> 1228591673000:1:1:$
> Shockwave Flash 10.0 r12:$
> Shockwave Flash:$
> 2
> 0:application/x-shockwave-flash:Shockwave Flash:swf:$
> 1:application/futuresplash:FutureSplash Player:spl:$
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins-wrapped/nswrapper_32_32.nppdf.so:$
>
>> > $ rpm -qa | grep flash
>> > flash-plugin-10.0.12.36-release
>>
>> Here's mine:
>>
>> [lanny at dell2400 ~]$ rpm -qa | grep flash
>> flash-plugin-10.0.12.36-2.el5.rf
>
> Your's is from rpmforge now. I don't have experience with it, so I can't
> offer if that's the problem. Mine came from the adobe site, installed
> flawlessly and worked OOTB (Out Of The Box).
>
> With both having the same rel/ver, I'm not sure what's different about
> the rpmforge version.
>
>> You have been looking into the Adobe .pdf issue with Firefox during
>> the past few days.
>> Do you think this problem with Flash might be related to that? Or, do
>> I have something screwed up on my box? TIA, Lanny
>
> Well, ATM, all I know is that the pluginreg.dat has a version that
> doesn't match what rpm shows. I would get those consistent first. If it
> were me (being comfortable with "risky behavior"), I'd uninstall the
> rpm, make sure plugins don't include it anymore (if not, we'll have to
> think since it says "don't edit") and re-install. Rpmforge is probably
> OK, but the adobe site would also be OK AFAICT from my experience.
>

Thank you for all of your ideas and suggestions. I will  try to
resolve this, hopefully tomorrow and I will let you know, if I got it
to work properly or not. Yes, it's a CentOS 5.2 (32 bit) box.


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