Adobe shockwave flash player

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duncan222
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Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby duncan222 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:09 pm

I Keep getting messages to update adobe shockwave flash player, I have downloaded the package and unzipped it but how do I install it ?
Is there another simple way of updating it?

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby excollier » Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:28 pm

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby duncan222 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 1:01 pm

Thanks for the link, must be me but I am having no success with this.
Is there an easy way for me to uninstall it and then reinstall it in firefox. ?
Using Mint 13 Cinammon

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby Patrickmm » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:19 pm

This way is a little easier.
viewtopic.php?f=90&t=101599#p703878

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby elizabbellasis » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:12 am

On my case, I already have the latest one yet it still asks for an upgrade and I don't know why.

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby Patrickmm » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:54 pm

elizabbellasis wrote:On my case, I already have the latest one yet it still asks for an upgrade and I don't know why.


i would uninstall it, Flash, completely and reinstall. When any part of an older version is left over it can cause conflicts.

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby duncan222 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:59 am

Still no luck with this.
I can see libflashplayer.so but I cannot see mintflash plugin 11
Yes I have downloaded and unzipped it.

I Note Adobe are no longer supporting further versions for mint, could this be the problem ?

Using Mint 13 Cinnamon (64)

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby Patrickmm » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:26 pm

duncan222 wrote:Still no luck with this.
I can see libflashplayer.so but I cannot see mintflash plugin 11
Yes I have downloaded and unzipped it.

I Note Adobe are no longer supporting further versions for mint, could this be the problem ?

Using Mint 13 Cinnamon (64)


Open the Software Manager, Type in flash in the search box, scroll down to mint-flashplugin, there should be a 10.2 and 10.3 version listed. Click once on each one to see if it says installed or not installed. If either says installed, click on uninstall. See how it all goes from there.

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby Patrickmm » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:36 pm

Patrickmm wrote:
duncan222 wrote:Still no luck with this.
I can see libflashplayer.so but I cannot see mintflash plugin 11
Yes I have downloaded and unzipped it.

I Note Adobe are no longer supporting further versions for mint, could this be the problem ?

Using Mint 13 Cinnamon (64)


Open the Software Manager, Type in flash in the search box, scroll down to mint-flashplugin, there should be a 10.2 and 10.3 version listed. Click once on each one to see if it says installed or not installed. If either says installed, click on uninstall. See how it all goes from there.


The newest Adobe 11.2 version reportedly will be the last Linux version of Flash, so we are all OK for now, as of March 2013.

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Re: Adobe shockwave flash player

Postby Patrickmm » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:49 pm

Patrickmm wrote:
Patrickmm wrote:
duncan222 wrote:Still no luck with this.
I can see libflashplayer.so but I cannot see mintflash plugin 11
Yes I have downloaded and unzipped it.

I Note Adobe are no longer supporting further versions for mint, could this be the problem ?

Using Mint 13 Cinnamon (64)


Open the Software Manager, Type in flash in the search box, scroll down to mint-flashplugin, there should be a 10.2 and 10.3 version listed. Click once on each one to see if it says installed or not installed. If either says installed, click on uninstall. See how it all goes from there.


The newest Adobe 11.2 version reportedly will be the last Linux version of Flash, so we are all OK for now, as of March 2013.


Also check in Firefox for the latest version. Click on Tools, Add-ons, then Plug-ins. Look for Shockwave Flash. Should say ver 11.2 r202


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