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I installed the Flash plugin in Firefox, and certain sites don't do what they should because certain things don't know they are being clicked on. Anything I can do about this? Will another plugin work better?

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closed as too localized by Luis Alvarado Mar 14 '13 at 16:31

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You're probably affected by LP #410407

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This usually happens when you are using the 32bit plugin on a 64bit system. If this is the case, then you need to edit the npviewer file.

Open it with the command below:

gksudo gedit /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer

Then add the following line before the last line of that file:


The file content should look like this:

. /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/noarch/npviewer

Save the file and restart the browser.

Alternatively, you could use the preview version of the 64bit plugin as already suggested.

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That's probably a problem of flash,try installing gnash or lightspark.

Gnash is in the repositories

for lightspark-

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If you're using Ubuntu 64-bit, you might solve your problem by installing the (not yet officially finished) 64-bit version of Flash. Anyway, that's how I solved my problem of some mouseclicks not being recognized.

Download it from here:

Then copy to: /home/"username"/.mozilla/plugins (replace "username" with your username)

If the folder plugins isn't there yet, you have to create it.

Hope this will help.

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Just install the Flash-Aid plugin. It will choose the flash version for your browser version. It worked for me even when adobe said that they will not support flash for FireFox anymore.

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