Flash Players and Flash in general (the format etc). Use this tag if you have trouble enabling or installing Flash in ubuntu.

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problem with Gnome and how to upgrade it

I have gnome 3.10.4 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from software center. problem: when I click on full screen for video on youtube, I get a notification about it and when I click on it, the full screen of ...
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Fullscreen Flash Video breaks in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.1 in FireFox

I've ran into an issue that completely breaks Video in FireFox version 31. On the Gaming Live Stream Platform Twitch.TV for example, I can full screen the video one time, then close it back to ...
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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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My flashplugin doesn't work on firefox

I have ubuntu 14.04. I'm using firefox to browse the web and it worked properly but just a few days ago after I used sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get update it keeps telling me to install ...
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Full screen issue with flash player

I have an issue regarding flash player, in some cases it works perfectly fine (Youtube), but when trying to use the full screen feature on Facebook or Twitch.tv it succeeds the first time, however if ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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OALD (Oxford Dict) Sound and other multimedia operations not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I am getting below error - This page contains information of type (application/x-shockwave-flash) that can only be viewed with the appropriate Plug-in. Please prove me the solution.
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Trouble running executable files on Ubuntu [on hold]

Im a newbie to Ubuntu, just installed it on my Chromebook yesterday, and was trying to install the Linux version of Adobe Flash Projector (lets you play flash games out of browser) After I extracted ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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Small white line flashing top of screen Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my ACER V3-572G with a Nvidia Geforce 840M alongside Windows 8.1, I get a small white line flashing (every few seconds) on top of my screen. Ubuntu works fine without ...
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This flash plugin was blocked because it is out of date

This question is now obsolete since Chromium and its derivatives like Google Chrome use the more modern PPAPI Flash Player plug-in. It's built in to Chrome, but Chromium users need to rely on other ...
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Boot Ubuntu on Windows 8.1 Laptop

I can't boot Ubuntu from my USB FLASH DRIVE from my Sony Vaio Laptop (Windows 8.1) UEFI What's wrong with my laptop ?
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YouTube annotations not working on Firefox 33.0 (Kubuntu 14.10)

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.10, I can not see the video annotations on YouTube videos. I tried to turn off Flash Player, but the annotations does not work neither in the HTML5 player. Any ideas? ...
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How do I install Ubuntu from my flash drive?

I got a copy of Ubuntu on my flash drive, but how do I install it on my laptop? It's a Dell Latitude D420. It has an Intel core duo. I took it to have some repairs made and the technician installed ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Flash Plugins required [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded OS to 14.10 from 14.04. I am facing issue with Flash Plug-ins. My default browser is Chromium but i am not getting suitable plug-ins for this browser. I tried installing ...
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Flashplayer 11.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I've visited pretty much every webpage that exists on the internet about how to install canonical Flashplayers. Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Adobe Flashplayer 11.2 but that is not ...
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Youtube causing black screen in chrome?

The issue started when I updated google chrome to the latest version; I'm not positive, but I think I went from version 31 to 38. When I go to youtube and click to play a video, the screen goes black ...
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Ubuntu on Flash USB rather than SSD: performance penalty when not r/w-intense use?

I plan to turn my fanless HTPC completely silent, exchanging the current HDD for a silent runner. All I expect to do with the machine is to run a media client (XBMC), streaming my media via a network ...
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Installed Flash plugin version 13 - video still not working

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 Utopic Unicorn and I updated the Flash plugin to version 13. I checked Firefox "add-ons" and visited http://tsn.ca and http://ufc.com. Both websites claimed that I ...
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How to have one browser with Flash and Java?

I can't run Java web apps in Chrome/Chromeium and I can't run Flash in Firefox (Both sites shown in images works in opposite browser) Is it possible for me, running Ubuntu 14.10 to use one ...
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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's Flash plugin

Running Flash in Google Chrome drains my CPU massively: I figured that the cause of this issue would be that hardware acceleration of flash is turned off. When I tried turning it by right clicking ...
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in Ubuntu 14.04 face-book app not runing videos

i have installed the facebook app on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. I can't see any videos when it runs. I have already installed flash player. However, if I open face-book from firefox the videos play ...
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Firefox, “Bus error (core dumped)”

If I try to launch firefox I get: Bus error (core dumped) When, until last week, I had Gnome 12.04 it was the same... then, during the upgrade (I now have 14.04) Firefox started working (without ...
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High CPU usage while playing Flash and using Jupiter

Hi guys from what I see by Googling around it's a common problem but somehow all the threads I've seen end in "Oooo Flash is terrible" and the post dies there. I'm experiencing a very high CPU usage ...
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Flash crashes and reboots computer

. Hi! and thanks for your help in advance. Recently I bought a laptop with an A8-6410B. I installed ubuntu 14.10 without issues but when using sites like youtube, the computer crashes and reboots by ...
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Flash don't work Lubuntu 14.04

I had installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Flash don't work when I open with firefox a video of youtube or spotify web client or yes.fm I can see that the addon is ok: shockwave flash version 11.2.202.350 ...
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Search and download audio-only from youtube

Is there a way to search and then download from youtube, with the stipulation that I only need to download the audio only, not the video.
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Screen flashing on install

im trying to install Ubuntu but when i boot and try to install from USB DVD drive the screen is flashing i can just about make out what it is asking me and i can install but even after boot up the ...
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What's wrong with Ubuntu's/Linux's support for NTFS on flash devices

It seems like every time I use a flash drive or SD card formatted as NTFS with Ubuntu a problem always arises. I have a dead 8Gb flash drive with a bad supper block after using it. Not too long ago I ...
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How to flash bios on Shuttle XPC with USB stick [duplicate]

I want to update bios on my machine with SZ87R000.201 version. I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a USB stick and a DVD-ROM available. The FAQ on Shuttle website has instruction only for Windows ...
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i can't download adobe flash player [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04 and i need to download adobe flash player,but when i go to the main page on the bottom right corner on top of the download button it says "Note: Your antivirus software must allow ...
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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How can I update adobe flash player when Adobe doesnt support linux anymore?

Im trying to update my Adobe to be able to be able to play games, watch youtube etc etc.
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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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YouTube Videos Stopped Streaming

I have been dealing with this problem for a couple of days but couldn't find a solution. I've posted on a forum before but nobody answered. Any help? A couple of days ago a problem started to occur. ...
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How do I make Chromium use Flash from Google Chrome?

Now, that Adobe has stopped issuing new releases for Linux desktops, the only option for users is to use Google Chrome, for those who want to use the latest Flash updates. I use Chromium. Is there any ...
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How do I install a Flash player in Chromium? [duplicate]

I have two web browsers: Chromium, and Mozilla Firefox. Firefox let see Flash videos but with Chromium, I can not see Flash videos. How may I add Flash playback ability to Chromium?
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How to update flash in Chromium?

I thought Linux wasn't getting any new updates from Adobe? but i started to get this message a few days ago on youtube and other flash sites: When trying to install the update I get to a page which ...
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ubuntu phone OS Installation Guide [duplicate]

Pros, I have huawei y300-151 smartphone right now running , google android os 4.2.2 , I want install UBUNTU OS on my phone can anyone provide me the rom compatible with my OS and a detailed ...
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How do I stop this from appearing when I boot up my laptop? (screenshot)

It appears everytime I boot up my laptop and I always click "run this action now" but nothing changes
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Can't launch Stand-alone flash projector

When I launch the program i get this error ./flashplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libXcursor.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory and when i do sudo apt-get ...
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How do I stop “Failure to download extra data files” error with pepflashplugininstaller?

Am running Chromium on 13.04. For the last few days every morning I get a notification that says "Failure to download extra data files." The dialog box specifically indicates pepflashplugin-installer ...
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How to uninstall Lubuntu 14.04.1 in a dual boot (Windows 7/Lubuntu) system

I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 on a USB flash drive in a windows 7 system. Now every time i turn the computer on it boots to grub rescue. To enter to both Lubuntu or Windows I have to enter to BIOS boot ...
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Flash player is not working

I installed flash for mozilla firefox, via ubuntu software center and via terminal. I have mozilla, chromium and google chrome installed and flash content is not showed. For example I go to youtube ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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Update Manager got stuck (but not frozen) while installing downloaded updates. What should I do?

I have just gotten my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop computer reassembled after a trip back home and connected it to my parent's wireless Internet connection. The connection seems quite shaky (disconnects ...
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How can I improve the CPU performance when I watch something on Twitch in Firefox?

This is my htop output when I watch something on Twitch: I use Firefox. When I watch something on Youtube, the CPU%-value is at about 10... or 20% (I installed Intel support via a PPA, which I took ...
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Unity/Gnome flashplugin dialog freezes session

Upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 and now when I launch Unity or Gnome sessions the session draws the desktop, hangs, and then offers this dialog: Data files for some packages could not be downloaded. ...