[sf-lug] jim unsatisfied with apt-get and adobe flash and other things
asheesh at asheesh.org
Sun Nov 23 22:01:02 PST 2008
On Sun, 23 Nov 2008, jim wrote:
> trying to use apt-get per adobe instructions
Don't use Adobe's package, if possible. Use Ubuntu's packages.
You could try grabbing the .deb from
http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy-backports/flashplugin-nonfree and seeing
if that installs on your Ubuntu 7.04 (old!) system.
I'm going to go to bed; maybe you can start a new thread tomorrow with
what issues remain? I'm having some trouble keeping track.
about:plugins informs you what plugins are installed; confusingly,
"Plugins" are a separate piece of Firefox infrastructure from "Add-ons"
("Firefox Add-Ons" is the new name for what we used to call "Firefox
Are you using a non-broken Ubuntu mirror yet? Diagnose your issues with
APT separately from your desire to add new packages.
Your step will soil many countries.
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