Pipelight flash failed

Asked by kkk on 2014-10-23

Trying to run flash on firefox. Followed the instructions on pipelight website and got javascript and user agent overrider to work by following some topics from this website. I am a beginner and trying to get flash working in firefox.

User agent (Javascript)
Checking for Windows user agent ...okay
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/29.0
Please note: not every user agent works on every site, try multiple ones if something doesn't work!

Flash (as seen by a website)
Checking for Flash ...failed

Pipelight
Checking for Pipelight ...okay
Configuration of Pipelight
Checking if config exists ...okay
/usr/share/pipelight/configs/pipelight-flash

Checking if pluginLoaderPath is set and exists ...okay
/usr/share/pipelight/pluginloader.exe
Checking if winePath is set and exists ...okay
/usr/share/pipelight/wine
Checking if winePrefix is set and exists ...okay
/home/cany0n/.wine-pipelight
Checking if dllPath/dllname is set and exists ...not used
You defined the regKey option which is preferred over dllPath/dllName
Checking if regKey is set and exists ...unknown
The regKey is set, but you need to manually check if the key exists
(regKey = @adobe.com/FlashPlayer)
Checking if dependencyInstaller is set and exists ...okay
/usr/share/pipelight/install-dependency
Checking if dependencies are defined ...okay

Using latest Kubuntu.
Under Firefox addons i can see Pipelight error (flash)! 0.0
Error during initialization: pipelighterror-flash

UPDATE!
sudo apt-get remove flashplugin-installer uninstalled old flash player, flash is working but a little bit laggy. Any fix for that?

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2014-10-23
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2014-10-30
Michael Müller (mqchael) said : #1

Hi,

it is not necessary to remove the linux flash player. Firefox will always choose the newest flash version which is the windows version.

For the performance issues, I would suggest taking a look at http://pipelight.net/cms/faqs/faq-most-common-problems.html under "3. Bad performance". Make sure that your 32 bit graphic driver files are installed and that pulseaudio works correctly.

Michael

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