[CentOS] Flash player beta
mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu
Thu Sep 22 13:40:28 UTC 2016
On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Phelps, Matthew <mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu>
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Richard <lists-centos at listmail.
> innovate.net> wrote:
>> > Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:36:57 +0100
>> > From: isdtor <isdtor at gmail.com>
>> > Has anyone tried the new flash player beta for Linux?
>> > http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer.html
>> > I can't get it to work on CentOS 6.8, ff 45.3.0-1, all x86_64. ff's
>> > pluginreg.dat shows the plugin is [INVALID], which is often a sign
>> > of bitness-mismatch, but that's not the case here.
>> > $ tail -n 3 pluginreg.dat
>> > [INVALID]
>> > /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so:$
>> > 1474541270000:$
>> > $ file /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
>> > /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so: ELF 64-bit LSB shared
>> > object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, stripped $
>> > strings /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so | grep
>> > FlashPlayer_23 FlashPlayer_23_0_0_179_FlashPlayer
>> > $ rpm -q firefox
>> > firefox-45.3.0-1.el6.centos.x86_64
>> > $
>> > I have it working on a different Linux system, not CentOS, with ff
>> > 48.0.1.
>> I've been using it -- currently ..._179 -- (sparingly) on a -7
>> machine with the default (firefox-45.3.0-1.el7.centos.x86_64) ff.
> Looks like it's compiled against a later version of glibc:
> > ldd libflashplayer.so | grep "not found"
> ldd: warning: you do not have execution permission for
> ./libflashplayer.so: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15'
> not found (required by ./libflashplayer.so)
> ./libflashplayer.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15' not found
> (required by ./libflashplayer.so)
> ./libflashplayer.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found
> (required by ./libflashplayer.so)--
FYI, this has been reported on the Adobe "Flash Player Beta Channel" forum,
and I've +1ed it. I would suggest doing the same to add some more pressure
https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2209127 (Adobe sign-in required)
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