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There was some problem while upgrading my ubuntu to the last version at roughly 90%. Apparently all the system is fine but there was a problem with flash. Now it's reported as not installed, but I simply can't install it again using apt-get or a package from adobe's site.

Is there a way to completely remove any reference to flash on my system so that I can re-install it properly?

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sudo apt-get purge flashplugin-nonfree flashplugin-installer gnash gnash-common mozilla-plugin-gnash swfdec-mozilla

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins/libflashplayer.so

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so

sudo rm -f /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/npwrapper*flash*so

rm -f ~/.mozilla/plugins/*flash*so
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