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elaine81
December 7th, 2009, 05:13 PM
Hi all ,

just today i posted a question on my wireless in Ubuntu , it was solved earlier just now at ard 11pm+ , now i got another problem , since my wireless is up , i went to youtube.com , wanted to watch the video , but forgotten to install flashplayer , so i went to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_(.deb (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)


to (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)do wnload the flash player. I found some info from other website to open the file with "GDebi Package Installer. But still it prompt me this error msg " (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)De pendency is not satisfiable: libnspr4-dev." Pls help , thanks!!!:D:D:D

philinux
December 7th, 2009, 05:19 PM
Hi all ,

just today i posted a question on my wireless in Ubuntu , it was solved earlier just now at ard 11pm+ , now i got another problem , since my wireless is up , i went to youtube.com , wanted to watch the video , but forgotten to install flashplayer , so i went to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_(.deb (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)


to (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)do wnload the flash player. I found some info from other website to open the file with "GDebi Package Installer. But still it prompt me this error msg " (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)De pendency is not satisfiable: libnspr4-dev." Pls help , thanks!!!:D:D:D


If this is a 32 bit install then install flash from synaptic. flashplugin-nonfree

Or in firefox's address bar type this.

apt:flashplugin-nonfree

This will download the plugin from adobe that matches your installed version of ubuntu.

elaine81
December 7th, 2009, 06:08 PM
If this is a 32 bit install then install flash from synaptic. flashplugin-nonfree

Or in firefox's address bar type this.

apt:flashplugin-nonfree

This will download the plugin from adobe that matches your installed version of ubuntu.


I hv tried to key as wat u said in firefox add box , but was prompt " package not found". Was thinking of installing thru terminal command , but it prompt me to key password , and no matter how , i can keep anything , after it prompt me for password , thanks .

podgag
December 7th, 2009, 06:17 PM
I have the same trouble...
I not so many time ago install Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit.
Then I've install flash player.
:cry:
"Could not open install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
The package might be corrupted or you are not allowed to open the file. Check the permissions."

philinux
December 7th, 2009, 07:05 PM
I hv tried to key as wat u said in firefox add box , but was prompt " package not found". Was thinking of installing thru terminal command , but it prompt me to key password , and no matter how , i can keep anything , after it prompt me for password , thanks .

Ok. open a terminal. Apps>accessories>Terminal.

Copy and paste the following and post back the results.


cat /etc/apt/sources.list

sandyd
December 7th, 2009, 07:15 PM
Hi all ,

just today i posted a question on my wireless in Ubuntu , it was solved earlier just now at ard 11pm+ , now i got another problem , since my wireless is up , i went to youtube.com , wanted to watch the video , but forgotten to install flashplayer , so i went to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_(.deb (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)


to (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)do wnload the flash player. I found some info from other website to open the file with "GDebi Package Installer. But still it prompt me this error msg " (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/thankyou/?installer=Flash_Player_10_for_Linux_%28.deb%29)De pendency is not satisfiable: libnspr4-dev." Pls help , thanks!!!:D:D:D


see link in my signatire (below)

sandyd
December 7th, 2009, 07:18 PM
p.s. only do the install part. if you dont want a beta version of flash, use the nspluginwrapper method.

philinux
December 7th, 2009, 07:24 PM
p.s. only do the install part. if you dont want a beta version of flash, use the nspluginwrapper method.

We aint sure if it's 32 0r 64 bit yet. :p

elaine81
December 8th, 2009, 11:20 AM
Ok. open a terminal. Apps>accessories>Terminal.

Copy and paste the following and post back the results.


cat /etc/apt/sources.list


Result come back as:

No such File or Directory


Pls assist thanks

philinux
December 8th, 2009, 12:51 PM
Are you sure you copied and pasted that command into a terminal.

It works fine here and shows my software sources.

elaine81
December 9th, 2009, 02:19 PM
Are you sure you copied and pasted that command into a terminal.

It works fine here and shows my software sources.


opps.. so sorry i made a mistake by typing out , here is the result:


elaine@elaine-laptop:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
#deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 9.04 _Jaunty Jackalope_ - Release i386 (20090420.1)]/ jaunty main restricted
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.

deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty main restricted
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates main restricted
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates main restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty universe
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty universe
deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates universe
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty multiverse
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty multiverse
deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates multiverse
deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-updates multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
# deb http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-backports main restricted universe multiverse
# deb-src http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ jaunty-backports main restricted universe multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository.
## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
# deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu jaunty partner
# deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu jaunty partner

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu jaunty-security multiverse
elaine@elaine-laptop:~$ ping 69.63.181.15
elaine@elaine-laptop:~$
elaine@elaine-laptop:~$

Thanks , pls assist..:D:D

wojox
December 9th, 2009, 02:25 PM
Install ubuntu-restricted extras:


sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

You will get Flash and a bunch of plugins for your programs.

elaine81
December 9th, 2009, 02:47 PM
Hi , thanks for ur prompt reply ,
Here is the result i get back:



Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package ubuntu-restricted-extras

wojox
December 9th, 2009, 02:52 PM
What about:


sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

elaine81
December 9th, 2009, 06:47 PM
What about:


sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras



Yes!!!! It works !!! thanks for the help.... so grateful to u!!! Thanks!!!:D:D:D:D

jwvraets
December 9th, 2009, 08:27 PM
The above solution only works once. Restart Firefox and I am back to the same old problem: No controls. This is the case if you have Compiz desktop effects running ant any level.

However, if you turn off all desktop effects, the controls work reliably. Seems there is a problem/conflict between Compiz and the flash player controls. Apparently you can either have working controls or desktop effects, just not both at the same time, sadly!

As for other solutions, I have tried a raft and have had no success. Would love to find one that works in all cases.

philinux
December 9th, 2009, 08:49 PM
However, if you turn off all desktop effects, the controls work reliably. Seems there is a problem/conflict between Compiz and the flash player controls. Apparently you can either have working controls or desktop effects, just not both at the same time, sadly!


I have both working fine. But then again I'm using an nVidia graphics card. 8600gt.

It most likely to be the source of your problem, i.e. driver related. What is your graphics card?

Zimrie
December 9th, 2009, 09:22 PM
for adobe flash player

system/administration/software sources
in other software check all boxes

then open any page with flash, and install with missing plugin

jwvraets
December 9th, 2009, 10:08 PM
philinux (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=353083) The video is provided by the onboard ATI Radeon 4200 on a Gigabyte GA785GMT-UD2H mobo (with 8 gig RAM, 500 meg dedicated to video). Drivers are latest of AMD/ATI support site. So, if it is a driver issue I am not sure what my options would be. I do know turning off the effects gives me working Flash controls. Not my preferred solution, but one I can live with if I have to. Appreciate the suggestion though.

JW

sandyd
December 9th, 2009, 10:12 PM
nbm.

BLXX
December 10th, 2009, 02:14 AM
Phil, thanks a lot! This worked for me. I'm new to Linux and I was losing my mind over this. Thanks again!:KS

chambersc
December 26th, 2009, 05:09 AM
Hey, I'm running into a problem with Google Chrome where it's not displaying Flash movies correctly.

Attached is a snapshot of the error that I'm running into.

twitchy2u
December 26th, 2009, 11:15 AM
if you have 64 amd and firefox all you need is vlc and go in to preferences in firefox find flash stuff change it to vlc instead by clicking it and going in to /user/bin/vlc and there you got flash