[CentOS] Music while you work - or not

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Aug 23 16:58:06 UTC 2009

At Sun, 23 Aug 2009 15:26:04 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> Wanting to listen to magnatune.com while I worked, I discovered that flash is 
> not working.  It appears that I don't have libflashplayer, but yum tells me 
> that no such package is available.  I must need a different repo, I think, 
> but what?  Currently I have
> ls /etc/yum.repos.d/
> adobe-linux-i386.repo          epel-testing.repo
> CentOS-Base.repo               kbsingh-CentOS-Extras.repo
> CentOS-Media.repo              mirrors-rpmforge
> epel.repo 	               rpmforge.repo
> I suspect that c5-media repo is discontinued. I've seen no error messages 
> apart from 'No package libflashplayer available.'   In theory I have 
> installed the adobe flash-player, but apparently not.   I'm stuck.  Any help, 
> please?

The package name is 'flash-plugin' -- it comes from Adobe, and you
appear to have Adobe's repo (adobe-linux-i386.repo).  Try:

yum install flash-plugin

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