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adobe flash player

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oracle linux ver 6, when i go to the metalink site it says i need adobe flashplayer, i download the flashplayer, i picked the .tar.gz and the .rpm version and it says it installs ok, but i can't get into metalink ??

i've done everythin but reboot ???
  • 1. Re: adobe flash player
    Dude! Guru
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    Setup Oracle public yum repository according to http://public-yum.oracle.com/

    Then try the following:


    # rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
    # rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
    # yum install firefox
    # yum install flash-plugin nspluginwrapper.x86_64 nspluginwrapper.i686 \
    alsa-plugins-pulseaudio.i686 libcurl.i686

    It may prompt to install 79 packages (210 MB)

    Then open Firefox and type "about:plugins". It should list Flash:
    File: nswrapper_32_64.libflashplayer.so
    Version: Shockwave Flash 10.2 r159

    The above worked for me on a default install of Oracle Linux 6.

    Access Oracle support (metalink) is working. If it hangs i.e. 90 %, click the reload button.

    But perhaps you might not want to do this on a server system. It's better to do this using your regular Desktop system.
  • 2. Re: adobe flash player
    user483999 Journeyer
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    super... works like a champ....

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