Copy and paste that, then ...Code:cd /var/lib/dpkg sudo cp available available.bad sudo cp status status.bad gksudo gedit available
4b) remove all references to adobe-flashplugin Save/close.
Use the Search Find for the word adobe until you get a block like this ....
Delete it.Description: Adobe Flash Player plugin installer
This package will download the Flash Player from the net. It is a
Netscape/Mozilla type plugin. Any browser based on Netscape or Mozilla can
use the Flash plugin. This package currently supports the following browsers:
Mozilla, Mozilla-Firefox, Firefox, Iceweasel, and Iceape. Also Galeon and
Epiphany can use the Flash plugin. Konqueror can also use the Flash plugin if
konqueror-nsplugins is installed.
WARNING: Installing this Ubuntu package causes the Adobe flash plugin to be
downloaded from www.adobe.com. The distribution license of the Adobe flash
plugin is available at www.adobe.com. Installing this Ubuntu package implies
that you have accepted the terms of that license.
Npp-Applications: ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384, 92650c4d-4b8e-4d2a-b7eb-24ecf4f6b63a, aa5ca914-c309-495d-91cf-3141bbb04115
Npp-Description: Adobe Flash SWF Player (http://www.adobe.com)
Npp-Name: Adobe Flash Player (installer)
Original-Maintainer: Bart Martens <email@example.com>
5b) remove all references to adobe-flasplugin. Save/close.Code:gksudo gedit status
Do the same as above - looking for the same thing.
Now, I didn't find anything on my system in /var/lib/info - so don't be worried if you don't !!Code:sudo rm -r adobe-flashplugin
/edit Hmmm... I issued a sudo rm -r command - these are not good. PLEASE BE REALLY CAREFUL.
Last edited by phillw; November 8th, 2009 at 04:15 AM. Reason: note on rm command.
PHEW !!! Thank heaven for that - I was out of ideas if that didn't work !!!
For general FFox stuff, lovinglinux keeps an excellent area at ....
I plug it, coz it makes him blush
You're welcome to the help, glad to have it sorted !!!
now if I can only enjoy getting my other Toshiba computer to use its Atheros WiFi card on 9.10 I'll rest easy this holiday...
Fixed the problem for me
sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/adobe-flashplugin.prerm
sudo dpkg-reconfigure adobe-flashplugin --force
sudo dpkg --purge --force-all adobe-flashplugin