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flash plugin 11.2.202.559

asked 2016-01-17 07:18:39 -0600

dagrin gravatar image

I have upgraded to Fedora 22 (yesterday), but the flash plugin in the system is version nr 11.2.202.554. The file for Flash is in /etc/yum.repos.d/ . The plugin was automatically updated in the middel of desember. Is it anything more I shall do to get the latest plugin update?

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I found out it happened because the plugin was updated while Firefox was running, and the pluginreg.dat got corrupted. So I rm ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/pluginreg.dat, and now the correct and version of flash-plugin is showing in the plugin page of Firefox. Thanx for new ideas about this.

dagrin gravatar imagedagrin ( 2016-01-18 08:42:26 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-01-18 00:20:01 -0600

Adobe Flash plugin from Negativo17's repo

  1. Remove your older plugin.

    dnf remove name-of-adobe-flash-plugin-package-on-your-system
    
  2. Add Negativo17's Adobe flash plugin repo.

    dnf config-manager --add-repo=http://negativo17.org/repos/fedora-flash-plugin.repo
    
  3. Install flash plugin(install one or the both depending on your usage)

    dnf install flash-plugin.x86_64
    dnf install flash-plugin.i686
    setsebool -P unconfined_mozilla_plugin_transition=off
    

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How do I find the correct name of then plugin package name on my system?

dagrin gravatar imagedagrin ( 2016-01-18 02:59:01 -0600 )edit

Where did you install the package? The package should contains adobe or flash. Then you can do rpm -qa | grep -i flash-plugin. You might have to replace flash-plugin with adobe or flash if flash-plugin doesn't yield anything.

sudhirkhanger gravatar imagesudhirkhanger ( 2016-01-18 04:28:32 -0600 )edit
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answered 2016-01-17 20:41:54 -0600

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mmm I prefer fresh-player-plugin... why? because I use Pepper (the name of flash plugin in Chrome). February 22, 2012 "Adobe will continue to provide security updates to non-Pepper distributions of Flash Player 11.2 on Linux for five years from its release." well 2016, 4 years... Installation??

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answered 2016-01-17 10:52:06 -0600

Axel Sommerfeldt gravatar image

When doing "dnf update" the flash plugin should be updated to version 11.2.202.559. If this does not work, and "dnf info flash-plugin" still shows that only 11.2.202.554 is installed, try "dnf clean all" plus "dnf update". On Fedora 22 dnf is a little bit nasty, on my system it haven't updated anything unless I have done a "dnf clean all" right before. (These problems with dnf seems to be fixed in Fedora 23.)

If this does not help, please show the output of "dnf repolist".

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Good guidance! I see now that 11.2.202.559 is installed, but Firefox is using 11.2.202.554. You don't happen to know what to do about that? It uses the obsolete version of the plugin.

dagrin gravatar imagedagrin ( 2016-01-17 14:30:22 -0600 )edit

have you restarted your firefox since the update?

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2016-01-18 04:11:11 -0600 )edit

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