[CentOS] Having trouble installing flash player on centos 5.3 desktop machine

Linda Stark nadsab1 at live.com
Sat Apr 4 19:16:28 UTC 2009




> Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 10:28:05 -0700
> From: mpeters at mac.com
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Having trouble installing flash player on centos 5.3 desktop machine
> 
> Linda Stark wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm having trouble getting the flash player installed onto my centos 
> > desktop.
> > 
> > When i go to the adobe site, I click on the YUM for Linux version, then 
> > install it, and PC says "/tmp/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch-1.rpm is 
> > already installed" - but it's not working.
> 
> 
> I had a hell of a time getting it work on my x86_64 desktop when FireFox 
> 3 was released.
> 
> Then I found out about an experimental x86_64 plugin -
> 
> http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html
> 
> No pretty installer, just a plugin. Put it in 
> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/ (and get rid of any others) and restart firefox.
> 
> Are you by chance on x86_64?
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Thanks I'll check it out if I can't get this working.

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