[CentOS] Flash plugin not working

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Mon Nov 8 16:52:43 EST 2010


Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a fresh install of CentOS 5.5, with a minimal GNOME desktop. I
> configured RPMForge as third party repo.
>
> I updated everything first, then installed flash-plugin. (And yes, I
> restarted Firefox... :oD). All I see when I try to see some things Flash
> on the Internet, like Youtube or the likes, I get... nothing. The space
> remains white. Sometimes a black square will appear, sometimes it will
> redisappear again.
>
> $ rpm -q flash-plugin
> flash-plugin-10.1.82.76-0.1.el5.rf
>
> I also tried to give the more recent version from Adobe a shot, with the
> same result. I took a look in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins, where everything
> seems normal.
>
> $ ls -l /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
> total 0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 39 nov  8 22:22 libflashplayer.so ->
> /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
>
> Which leaves me clueless. Any suggestions ?

anything in about:plugins ? (type that in your address bar in firefox)


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