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= Flash 64-bit (native) Installation HowTo =
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This is not needed. Please, visit Fedora's official [[Flash]] HowTo.
 
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This HowTo covers the Flash 64-bit native plugin installation on Fedora 10.
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{{Admon/important | Be aware that, at the moment of the writing of this HowTo, the Flash 10 plugin is in alpha development state; don't expect it to work perfectly and try to contribute a bit with bug reporting at their bug management site; at: [http://bugs.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Adobe Bug and Issue Management System] }}
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The installation instructions have been interpreted from: [http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/releasenotes_64bit.html Adobe Labs' Linux 64-bit Alpha Release Notes]
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== System Requirements ==
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* Fedora 10 (others untested)
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* Firefox
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== Procedure ==
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=== Remove all previous Flash installations ===
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<pre>
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[renich@introdesk ~]$ su -c 'yum remove flash-plugin'
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</pre>
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=== Remove nspluginwrapper ===
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Since nspluginwrapper is said to degrade performance [http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/releasenotes_64bit.html#known (known issues)], we must remove it.
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[renich@introdesk ~]$ su -c 'yum remove flash-plugin'
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</pre>
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=== Download the plugin ===
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At the time of the writting of this HowTo, you can download the plugin from [http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html here]. Please visit [http://labs.adobe.com/ Adobe Labs] for more information.
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=== Extract it ===
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[renich@introdesk Download]$ tar -xzf libflashplayer-10.0.d20.7.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
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</pre>
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=== Move it into place ===
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If you want to install it for personal use or you don't have access to root privileges, just copy it into your home directory's .mozilla/plugins directory. Create if if necesary.
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[renich@introdesk Download]$ mkdir -p ~/.mozilla/plugins && mv libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins
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</pre>
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If you want to enable Flash 10 globaly, you can install it on the /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins directory.
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[renich@introdesk Download]$ su -c 'mv libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins'
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</pre>
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== Testing ==
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Open Firefox and go to your favorite Flash-enabled site for a test.
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== Troubleshooting ==
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Please, be sure to follow the steps located at: [http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/releasenotes_64bit.html#install Flash Player's Installation Notes]
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== References ==
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* http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/releasenotes_64bit.html
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* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Flash
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Revision as of 07:43, 3 June 2011

This is not needed. Please, visit Fedora's official Flash HowTo.