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I just downloaded the new Firefox in Debian and working it. BUt the flash is not working, though it works well in Chrome. I installed the shared library and the adobe says copy that to the firefox plugins directory. I use firefox from the extracted tar file which I downloaded

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Sounds like Flash has gotten currupted probaly a config file.
Check this out see if it helps your issue:

sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-installer
sudo apt-get --purge autoremove
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install flashplugin64-installer

Of course assmuming that your running 64bit Ubuntu. If not then install flashplugin-installer instead.

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