[WNYLUG-Users] last.fm and Firefox

josephj at main.nc.us josephj at main.nc.us
Wed Mar 7 12:49:46 EST 2012


No, this one is about a year old - pretty current.

If I want nostalgia, I boot up my desktop which is a Dell Pentium II
266MHz which still runs Mandrake 9.1 that Bob Meyer installed for me at an
nflug meeting at Pete's house.  I think that was sometime around 1995 - 7.

Joe

> 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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>>>>>      >
>>>>>      >  --
>>>>>      >  Regards,
>>>>>      >
>>>>>      >  Brian Powell
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