Wednesday, August 18, 2010

problems installing flash on lubuntu

when you try to install flash from the adobe site - it does nothing

it needs apturl installed

after installing firefox and apturl

i get the error
Unknown channel 'lucid-partner'

The channel 'lucid-partner' is not known

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Flash-based+videos+and+sound+do+not+play+correctly

solution
click start ->accessories -> LXTERMINAL in lubuntu and type or paste 
sudo apt-get --reinstall install flashplugin-installer
restart firefox and chromium

below is the output from the above command in the lxterminal
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libdmraid1.0.0.rc16 libdiscover2 python-pyicu discover cryptsetup
libecryptfs0 reiserfsprogs rdate localechooser-data ecryptfs-utils
libdebconfclient0 discover-data dmraid
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 133 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/20.0kB of archives.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 72083 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace flashplugin-installer 10.1.82.76ubuntu0.10.04.2 (using .../flashplugin-installer_10.1.82.76ubuntu0.10.04.2_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement flashplugin-installer ...
Setting up flashplugin-installer (10.1.82.76ubuntu0.10.04.2) ...
Downloading...
--2010-08-19 09:44:20-- http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_10.1.82.76.orig.tar.gz
Resolving archive.canonical.com... 91.189.88.33
Connecting to archive.canonical.com|91.189.88.33|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 4884791 (4.7M) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: `./adobe-flashplugin_10.1.82.76.orig.tar.gz'

3 comments:

  1. this doesn't work for my ubuntu 10.04

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  2. Thanks worked for me, XUbuntu 10.4.2

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  3. Thank you very much!! Worked like a charm in Linux Mint Maya 13

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