Accidentally removed /opt/Adobe Directory

Asked by James Wales


I accidentally used "rm -r /opt/Adobe" and now having trouble viewing flash based on-line video clips (stuttering sound). I guess I need to reinstall everything that was on that folder. I don't recall installing flash or any other adobe products so all files in that directory comes as part of installation. I assume I have to restore this directory somehow or reinstall the programs. What are my options?


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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'


FWIW, I don't have a /opt/Adobe folder and flash works fine.

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James Wales (apprentice321) said :

kal@kal-Dimension-8200:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 11.10
Release: 11.10
Codename: oneiric
Linux kal-Dimension-8200 3.0.0-17-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar 8 17:34:21 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
ii flashplugin-downloader Adobe Flash Player plugin installer (transitional package)
ii flashplugin-installer Adobe Flash Player plugin installer
ii gnash-common 0.8.10~git20110618-3ubuntu1 GNU Shockwave Flash (SWF) player - Common files/libraries

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :


sudo apt-get --purge remove gnash-common

Should help.

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Brian Thomason (brian-thomason) said :

After issuing the command above, you'll want to reinstall flashplugin-installer

sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-installer

That should fix you right up.

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