Need flash player for web browser

Asked by rajsh on 2009-04-24

By using add/remove application i get this problem . I am using ubuntu alpha

Cannot install 'ubuntu-restricted-extras'

This application conflicts with other installed software. To install 'ubuntu-restricted-extras' the conflicting software must be removed first.

Switch to the 'synaptic' package manager to resolve this conflict

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rajsh (algebraj-y) said : #1

I had upgraded it from ubuntu 8.10 to ubuntu alpha .Earlier it flash player work for web browser not it won't.

Tom (tom6) said : #2

Ok, to open Synaptic go up to the top taskbar and click on

System - Administration - Synaptic Package Manager

it asks for your normal user password, not your SuperUser/Root one. While you've got this open I really recommend upgrading from the alpha release but just clicking on "Edit" and "Fix broken packages" might be enough to at least fix this problem.

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

Tom (tom6) said : #3

Ooops, once you have sorted out the Synaptic issue then try downloading the best adobe-player from
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
The drop-down list in the middle of the page has Debian/Ubuntu at the end of the list

Good luck with this, regards from
Tom :)

rajsh (algebraj-y) said : #4

It Won't work for this alpha package.

rajsh (algebraj-y) said : #5

Error: Wrong architecture 'i386

Adobe Flash Player plugin version 10
This package will download the Flash Player from Adobe. It is a Netscape/Mozilla type plugin. Any browser based on Netscape or Mozilla can use the Flash plugin. This package officially supports the following browsers:
Firefox 2.x, Firefox 3.x, SeaMonkey 1.11

Tom (tom6) said : #6

Please upgrade to the full release of 9.04. 9.04 was officially finally released yesterday.
Good luck with this
Regards from
Tom :)

Luky Winarto (luckyborneo) said : #7

Hi rajsh,

It seems you're using AMD64 architecture. Try this one:
- download Flash from here:
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html
- extract to /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/
- restart your firefox

Hopefully will help you. Cheers..
-Luky-

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