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SOLVED Amazon requires updating to newer version of Flash

Postby eric k on Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:41 pm

Hi all.

On three instances of 12.04-based distos (Precise, Mint 13 Cinnamon, Mint 13 KDE), all fully updated, Amazon prompts me to upgrade to a "newer" version of Flash to play back content I've purchased at their site over the years. AFAIK, I'm already running the current (and last) version of Flash for the Linux platform (11.2.206.236), the one in 12.04 repos. I don't know what Amazon expects me to upgrade *to*, since Adobe discontinued support for Linux.

Is there something I'm overlooking here, or am I just stuck? Youtube and other streaming sites work fine, it's just Amazon (so far) that is insistent 11.2 isn't good enough.

Anyone else experiencing this issue?

Thanks.
Last edited by eric k on Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:22 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Amazon requires updating to newer version of Flash

Postby eric k on Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:21 pm

Nevermind, fixed it.

Playback requires the package "hal" to be installed.
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Re: SOLVED Amazon requires updating to newer version of Flas

Postby jjnascar on Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:58 am

Thanks for the post. Adobe has instructions on how to install HAL.

http://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/mult ... l#id_48891
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