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

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Sat Apr 4 19:49:28 UTC 2009


Linda Stark wrote:
> 
>  > Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 12:28:24 -0600
>  > From: theatre at sasktel.net
>  > Subject: Re: [CentOS] Having trouble installing flash player on 
> centos 5.3 desktop machine
>  > To: centos at centos.org
>  > CC: nadsab1 at live.com
>  >
>  > On Sat, 04 Apr 2009 11:14:53 -0700
>  > Linda Stark wrote:
>  >
>  > > Thanks I'll do some research on google.
>  >
>  > It's not clear to me if your Centos installation is x86_64 or i386. 
> If it's
>  > x86_64, then do this:
>  >
>  > yum install curl.i386
>  >
>  >
>  > --
>  > MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~ http://www.melvilletheatre.com
> 
> Ah,
> 
> Still kind of new to Linux, how can I check?
> 
> I think it's i386 though.

rpm -q kernel

If it shows i686 then you are on an i386 install and disregard the 
x86_64 note.

Definitely try the

yum install curl

thing that was mentioned - the adobe rpm via yum works just dandy on my 
i386, so it may be an issue of a dependency that adobe neglected to require.


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