General flash fix:
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apt remove --purge flashplugin-nonfree & apt install adobe-flashplugin
Thank you for this, Kaye!
I'm a new Mint user. Just installed Mint 7 (Gloria) last week.
Had previously used and loved Mandriva, but switched to Mint specifically because it was supposed to be "media ready" right out of the box. It was -- for about three days. I was VERY pleased. Then yesterday I used the Mint updater to install level 1, 2, and 3 updates -- and suddenly Firefox had all the same problems with Flash animation that it had been having in my previous install of Mandriva. Grumble!
I came to the forums looking for a fix and fearing that I'd find only "geek-level" instructions. I'm definitely not a computer expert, just an ordinary desktop user. So finding something as simple as what you posted was a great relief.
It worked, too. Now I'm happy again. Mint is a very nice flavor of Linux and these forums are quite helpful.