Flash in Chrome Version 24.0.1312.57

Asked by Jacob on 2013-02-03

Is anyone having problems with flash and Chrome Version 24.0.1312.57. I can't load Hulu or Pandora. Hulu says the plugin could not be loaded.

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Try closing the browser and run:

rm -r ~/.cache/google-chrome

Then relaunch.

Jacob (headshrinker101) said : #2

That didn't work. I still get the same errors.

What is the output of:

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


Jacob (headshrinker101) said : #4

LSB Version: core-2.0-amd64:core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-noarch:core-3.1-amd64:core-3.1-noarch:core-3.2-amd64:core-3.2-noarch:core-4.0-amd64:core-4.0-noarch
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.10
Release: 12.10
Codename: quantal
Linux jacob-iTux 3.5.0-23-generic #35-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 24 13:15:40 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
ii flashplugin-installer amd64 Adobe Flash Player plugin installer

sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-installer

Close all browsers and rerun

Jacob (headshrinker101) said : #6

I ran the command and it still "Couldn't load plugin".

What is the output of:

dpkg -l | grep chrom


Jacob (headshrinker101) said : #8

ii google-chrome-stable 24.0.1312.57-r178923 amd64 The web browser from Google
ii xserver-xorg-video-openchrome 1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1 amd64 X.Org X server -- VIA display driver

Jacob (headshrinker101) said : #9

I searched on the Chrome and lo and behold this problem is on the first thread. Here is the solution and I verified that it worked.

Hey folks,

Thanks for your reports. If you are seeing this issue on a Linux machine, please follow the steps below. If you are on a non-Linux machine, please start a different discussion thread.

Linux users, please try deleting the following directory, and let us know if it helps:

We are investigating this specific Linux issue on our public issue tracker, and will continue to post updates there (and also here).

Thanks for the help.