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Operating Systems Solaris installing flash player
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Old 12-03-2007
installing flash player

I download the files from Adobe, and place them in /opt/firefox/plugins i made sure to chown and chmod them to be the same as the other 2 plugins that i have in there. when i try to open a file .html that has links to a .swf it keeps asking me to install the player did i do something wrong?
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Old 12-03-2007
OK, first what version of Solaris is this and what platform are you running on? Is it SPARC or x86/x64? And second, what was the download source for the firefox installation?
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Old 12-03-2007
solaris 9 sun blade 1500 sparc. And i downloaded from adobe website where it said solaris sparc download.
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Old 12-03-2007
Sorry, you misundersood my question. I asked where Firefox was downloaded from. Without knowing the layout of what you installed it is not possble to know where the correct system-wide plugin directory is located. There are several different builds of Firefox available, from Mozilla (contributed builds), from SunFreeware and from Blastwave to mention a few, the directory structure of each is different.
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Old 12-04-2007
sorry that i am not sure of
mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS sun4u; en-US rev Gecko/20070227 firefox/ that is all the information that i have sorry.
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Old 12-04-2007
as a cavet i did a find for the other plugin that came by default installed on the system the DOM inspector and i searched the entire disk and only found that plugin located in /opt/firefox/plugins that is where i placed the other plugins as well. when i DL the file it was filename.tar.bz2. i used winrar to extract the files then burn to cd and place in that directory.
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Old 12-04-2007
that did not work either.
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