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hughaldrich
November 8th, 2009, 06:04 PM
i have a 64 bit now but i cant play flash games or watch youtube :icon_frown:
is there any thing i can doo

NoaHall
November 8th, 2009, 06:07 PM
Read the advice in the link in my sig.

Skripka
November 8th, 2009, 06:07 PM
Obvious question: Have you installed Flash?

marchwarden
November 8th, 2009, 07:12 PM
I'm wondering if I did something wrong here, I just navigated to youtube in Firefox, clicked on the install missing plugins button, chose Adobe Flash and let Ubuntu do the rest for me.

I do have problems with some flash videos on 64-bit Firefox, but I am more inclined to believe that the problem is with Firefox than the plugin as Chromium (from the chromium PPA) has no issues at all playing flash videos.

NoaHall
November 8th, 2009, 07:32 PM
You shouldn't install from the repos on 64 bit. That just installs the 32 bit plugin using a wrapper. You'll get much better performance with the 64 alpha.

ElSlunko
November 8th, 2009, 07:36 PM
You shouldn't install from the repos on 64 bit. That just installs the 32 bit plugin using a wrapper. You'll get much better performance with the 64 alpha.

I didn't know it was in a wrapper. I was confused since installing from repos downloaded a file with the amd64 suffix. Guess I'll have to manually install the alpha.

gn2
November 8th, 2009, 07:46 PM
Simple GUI how-to (http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Install-Adobe-Flash-Player-64-bit-on-Ubuntu-8-10-98076.shtml).