Flash videos are colored blue...

Asked by Carnalbeast on 2012-05-17

Flash videos are colored blue , i tried to pass the EnableLinuxHWVideoDecode and nOverrideGPUValidation parameters but now its completely unstable !! Is there any way to fix the problem or this is how flash will be on linux from now on ??

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Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'; echo; cat /etc/adobe/mms.cfg


Carnalbeast (carnalbeast) said : #2

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux ubuntupc 3.2.0-24-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Tue May 1 16:18:50 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
ii flashplugin-installer Adobe Flash Player plugin installer


sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-installer

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Find these 2 lines:

#deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner
#deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner

Change them to:

deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner

Save the new file, close gedit then run:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin

You now we have 64bit flash for your 64bit OS.

Carnalbeast (carnalbeast) said : #4

Its still unstable !! for example there's no way you can view videos on metacafe

Can you give the output of:

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


Please open a terminal and type:


sudo mkdir /etc/adobe

echo -e "EnableLinuxHWVideoDecode=1\nOverrideGPUValidation=true" | sudo tee /etc/adobe/mms.cfg > /dev/null

and retry...

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