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I am using Ubuntu 11.10. The Firefox error message says

"A plugin is needed to display this content: Adobe Flash Player Installer"

So I install it. Then it says "Installed - restart FireFox" I restart Firefox and the same error message appears.

This problem doesn't happen with Windows 7 (IE, Chrome & Firefox are fine) or my previous version of Ubuntu. Problem occurs when I access

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Ubuntu 10.10 64 bits? – Salem Nov 29 '11 at 0:46
Can you add how you installed Flash to your question? – Jorge Castro Nov 29 '11 at 3:25

If you have a 64 bit O.S., you should try installing this package in Software Center:

enter image description here

Hope it helps.

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I have sixty four bits and I'm proud of it! :) – William Nov 29 '11 at 3:42

Download the following zip file and extract it

after extracting you will get a file name

copy the file in


then restart the firefox

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What is the point of downloading from some site, when this file is available at Adobe site. – Pilot6 Jun 29 at 15:12

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