No adobe flash plug-in in firefox 4.0

Asked by youngpatrick on 2011-05-17

After the system update on uno-libs3, python-gobject, python-gobject-cairo, firefox, firefox-globalmenu.ttf-opensymbol, samba-common.libwbclient0, samba-common-bin, samba, sambaclient, python-cupshelpers, quassel-data, quassel, system-config-printer-common, system-config-printer-udev, libsmbclient, pythbon-uno and libreoffice SUITE... THE FIREFOX 4.0 FLASH PLAYER HAS NOT BEEN LOADED.. I CHECKED IT THE PLUGINS USING about: plugins IN FIREFOX AND NO ADOBE FLASHPLUGIN/SHOCKWAVE HAS BEEN INSTALLED. I ALSO ATTEMPTED TO UNINSTALL FIREFOX AND ADOBE FLASH-PLUGINS IN KPACKAGEKIT AND RE-INSTALL ITS. UNFORTUNATELY, IT FAILED TO INSTALL ADOBE FLASH PLUG-IN AGAINST FIREFOX 4.0 OR REKONQ BROSWERS. PLEASE FIX IT UP

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: xorg 1:7.6+4ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: kwin
Date: Tue May 17 19:53:15 2011
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: natty
DistroVariant: kubuntu
DkmsStatus: fglrx, 8.841, 2.6.38-8-generic, x86_64: installed
 ATI Technologies Inc RV630 [Radeon HD 2600XT] [1002:9588] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc Device [1002:2542]
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427)
 ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for AppIndicator
 xorg:fglrx - ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (Proprietary, Enabled, In use)
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-8-generic root=UUID=fd2edbf1-7d0e-4de5-bb76-11475c9d224f ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
Renderer: Unknown
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 03/11/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 2209
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M. P5Q
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev 1.xx
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr2209:bd03/11/2010:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKComputerINC.:rnP5Q:rvrRev1.xx:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
version.compiz: compiz N/A
version.fglrx-installer: fglrx-installer N/A
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs 20090808ubuntu13
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu6
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 7.10.2-0ubuntu2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10.2-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6+4ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-4ubuntu7.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20110107+b795ca6e-0ubuntu7

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This question was originally filed as bug #783953.

Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) said : #1

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see

Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) said : #2

-- I have googled and found the alternative method to solve the problem
as follows:-
Add: in repository directory &
Now, I can use adobe flash player in version - Shockwave Flash 10.3 d162

Thanks and regards,

  Patrick Wai
  <email address hidden>

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