[WNYLUG-Users] last.fm and Firefox

matthew mkoerner70 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 12:32:15 EST 2012


I asked because I assumed it was some ancient piece of hardware that you 
were using.  Which usually is the case!

On 03/07/2012 11:52 AM, Monkberry wrote:
> lmao!
>
> On 03/07/2012 11:35 AM, josephj at main.nc.us wrote:
>> I'm old enough to remember what a Commodore PET was, but not crazy enough
>> to try to run *anything* on one of them - *if* there are any that still
>> work.
>>
>> This is a Toshiba R705P40 I3 notebook.
>>
>> Why on earth (or elsewhere) do you ask?
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>> Are you attempting to get this to run on a commodore pet?
>>>
>>> On 03/07/2012 09:05 AM, Brian Powell wrote:
>>>> Should be an installer script in the tarball or simply google how to
>>>> install flash for your distro.
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 7, 2012 7:56 AM,<josephj at main.nc.us
>>>> <mailto:josephj at main.nc.us>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>      OK.  How do I do that?
>>>>
>>>>      I went intoabout:plugins  and disabled flash (gnash).
>>>>      Then, ran check plugins which led me to download
>>>>      install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz from the adobe site
>>>>
>>>>      but that's a weird tarball.  It needs to be extracted with sudo
>>>>      and it puts
>>>>      libflashplayer.so in the current directory (which looks like it
>>>>      should be
>>>>      /), so you have to run it from the right place to start with or
>>>>      move it
>>>>      afterward.
>>>>
>>>>      Joe
>>>>
>>>>      bigbird at halo:~/installs$ tar -tvf
>>>>      install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr 18782520 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      libflashplayer.so
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/bin/
>>>>      -rwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr   472616 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/bin/flash-player-properties
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/share/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/pixmaps/
>>>>      lrwxrwxrwx flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/pixmaps/flash-player-properties.png ->
>>>>      ../icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>> usr/share/kde4/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/kde4/services/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     4354 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/kde4/services/kcm_adobe_flash_player.desktop
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/applications/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      968 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/applications/flash-player-properties.desktop
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1144 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1105 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      848 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      623 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/
>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1733 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/lib64/
>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>> usr/lib64/kde4/
>>>>      -rwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr   563800 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>      usr/lib64/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so
>>>>      bigbird at halo:~/installs$
>>>>
>>>>      Joe
>>>>
>>>>      >  Use the Adobe Flash plugin not the gnash one. There is still
>>>>      >  compatibility issues with gnash at least I have seen it on
>>>> numerous
>>>>      >  sites.
>>>>      >
>>>>      >  On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Robert Wolfe<rwolfe at fpsoft.net
>>>>      <mailto:rwolfe at fpsoft.net>>  wrote:
>>>>      >>  The last time I had an issue similar to this, I uninstalled
>>>>      Flash and
>>>>      >>  the reinstalled again.
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  -----Original Message-----
>>>>      >>  From:users-bounces at wnylug.org
>>>>      <mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org>  [mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org
>>>>      <mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org>] On
>>>>      >>  Behalf Ofjosephj at main.nc.us  <mailto:josephj at main.nc.us>
>>>>      >>  Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 8:15 PM
>>>>      >>  To:users at wnylug.org  <mailto:users at wnylug.org>
>>>>      >>  Subject: [WNYLUG-Users] last.fm<http://last.fm>  and Firefox
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  I signed up for a last.fm<http://last.fm>  account and tried to
>>>>      play a station.  It
>>>>      >>  brings up a player panel that looks like flash and does nothing.
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  How do I fix this?
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  I also  went to grooveshark and it said flash didn't work.
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  TIA
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  Joe
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l total 0
>>>>      lrwxrwxrwx 1 root
>>>>      >>  root 37 2012-03-06 02:50 flashplugin-alternative.so ->
>>>>      >>  /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
>>>>      >>  lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2012-02-19 15:37 npwrapper.nppdf.so
>>>>      <http://npwrapper.nppdf.so>  ->
>>>>      >>  /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/npwrapper.nppdf.so
>>>>      <http://npwrapper.nppdf.so>
>>>>      >>  shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l
>>>>      >>  /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
>>>>      >>  lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 48 2012-03-06 02:50
>>>>      >>  /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin ->
>>>>      >>  /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>      >>  shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l
>>>>      >>  /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>      >>  -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 18782520 2012-03-06 02:50
>>>>      >>  /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>      >>  shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>  about:plugins  says I have libgnashplugin.so 0.8.10dev shockwave
>>>>      flash
>>>>      >>
>>>>      >>
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>>>>      >
>>>>      >  Brian Powell
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