installing flash 9 player for linux

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installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby lleb » Sun Sep 16, 2007 2:38

i first tried installing as user, but that did NOTHING as i can not access any flash site that uses flash 9 encoding. so i tried as root, well still no luv. my guess is the default path of /usr/bin/mozilla is not the correct path for

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Please enter the installation path of the Mozilla, SeaMonkey,
or Firefox browser (i.e., /usr/lib/mozilla):


what is the correct path in Sabayon. oh and yes i did a search in this forum for flash and flash 9 but most of the responses were about flash drives and not flash player. also the wiki has NOTHING on flash in its multimedia section or other.
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Re: installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby lleb » Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:03

i also tried the following path:

/usr/bin/mozilla-firefox

that did nothing, but did allow me to finish the install with out errors. did not install flash 9 player so i can access sites properly.
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Re: installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby nikaya » Sun Sep 16, 2007 15:43

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Re: installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby lleb » Sun Sep 16, 2007 21:39

nikaya wrote:
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emerge -av net-www/netscape-flash


no luv. did not work. still getting "install flash player 9 here" error.
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Re: installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby ophie99 » Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:55

I got it figured out on my end: try installing as a normal user and home directory rather than root & I think it'll work
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Re: installing flash 9 player for linux

Postby Thev00d00 » Wed Jul 02, 2008 17:34

sabayon has flash installed already by default.

to (re)install it:

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# equo install net-www/netscape-flash
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