Flash player control buttons don't work

Asked by Br. Tikhon Pethoud on 2012-05-02

Sometime during the last week of March 2012 I installed an Adobe Flash Player "update". Since then the control buttons in Amazon Cloud Player haven't worked. I don't even see the controls in Youtube. Is there a way I can restore the flash player I had been using? If so, how do I do it? Thanks.

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2012-05-02
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2012-05-05

Can you give the output of:

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

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Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #2

How do I get that information? Thanks

Copy the command and press CTRL+ALT+T
paste the command in and press ENTER
Copy the output and paste here as an update

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Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #4

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS
Release: 10.04
Codename: lucid
Linux tikhon-desktop 2.6.32-41-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar 29 13:08:43 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux

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Sam_ (and-sam) said : #5

Bug report linked above.
Try if the settings window responds when the video is in full screen mode.
Legacy flash plugins are available there although installation isn't recommended.
http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/

and the output of:

dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'

If any?

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Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #7

I didn't receive any output from the above command.

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ok then run:

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

Does it install flash ok?

Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #9

Flash installed just fine, and I now can see and use the controls in Youtube. Thank you so much!! However, the control buttons are still "frozen" on the Amazon Cloud Player.

Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #10

Now I can't see the Youtube controls again! What is going on???

Can you give the output of:

dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'

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Br. Tikhon Pethoud (brtikhon) said : #12

I apologize for the delay in responding. I've been away from my computer this weekend. Here's the output you requested.
ii flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.235ubuntu0.10.04.1 Adobe Flash Player plugin installer
ii flashplugin-nonfree 11.2.202.235ubuntu0.10.04.1 Adobe Flash Player plugin installer (transit

FYI today I downloaded another Flash Player plugin installer [update]. I thought maybe now everything will work. No such luck.

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