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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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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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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How can I get non-English characters to render on Flash?

On Flash, I've noticed that Kana and other language's scripts are not rendering properly and replacing themselves with boxes. I have the correct fonts installed and the scripts render well and are ...
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Fullscreen YouTube video crash

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. I was listening to this YouTube video: http://www.infinitelooper.com/?v=-tJYN-eG1zk&p=n When I decided to make it full screen, but it didn't want to go, so I very ...
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VLC Media Player and Youtube Playback jerky

I installed VLC Media Player 2.0.8 on my Ubuntu and I tried to play videos on youtube and VLC Media player they were jerky. The video stops and sound repeats again and again like a scratched VCD is ...
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Why do the YouTube controls keep popping up when full-screen?

When playing in full screen in Firefox or Chromium at random intervals YouTube will open up the volume / fast forward panel and then eventually close it. I have also turned off my mouse to rule out ...
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Flash files do not play audio

I am running a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10, and while flash files will play their video, I have absolutely no audio with them. The problem was persistent when I was running 12.04, and I thought ...
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Stereomix and flash

I have a problem with using stereomix and flash. I'm not able to access to flash settings, like I done on windows. I installed an pavucontrol, and I have stereomix on audacity, but not on the ...
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Acer Aspire One Ubuntu 14.04 Installing on flash drive instead of computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 onto my father's computer. I've tried it quite often but almost every time I get the live flash drive made and install it, it only boots with the flash drive in the ...
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Youtube causes black screen

Whenever I try to load any youtube video(HTML or otherwise), the entire screen goes black. The OS is still running, and the video is still playing the sound, but the screen is black. I tried ...
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chromium 37.0 cannot detect flash player in Ubuntu 14.10

I follow this question Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin and also install pepper flash plugin by using this command sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree but it didn't work.
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Pause flash player (from script/media button)

I would like being able to play/pause youtube videos (or other flash player instances showing videos) using the media keys on my keyboard (or from a script). I could not find a suitable firefox ...
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Recover flash drive - recognized by lsusb but not fdisk -l

I need to recover data off a seemingly broken flash drive. physically no damage is noticeable. the device is listed by lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID 090c:3000 Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly ...
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What kind of access flash has to our systems?

It seems like there is major security issue found in flash every other week or so. There was another one just yesterday. This and being closed source, I can't help but wonder, what kind of access it ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Adobe Flash

I downloaded Adobe Flash and VLC media player, into new Ubuntu. Now all videos look like ''test cards'' or colored silhouettes.
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Flash Storage Settings

I know this has been asked before, but how do I change the Adobe Flash Player storage settings in Ubuntu 14.04? I DO know that the following link: ...
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Flash Videos go fullscreen once (firefox), then after minimising it and trying to go fullscreen again it freezes (Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome Desktop)

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine, the problem is though that after I switched to Gnome Desktop, I couldn't switch to fullscreen mode on flash videos once I ...
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How can I east asian language input work properly on swf played with firefox?

I want to input CJK (Chinese, Janpanese, Korean) languages on swf played with firefox. But I can input only english in it. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What happen and How to solve this problem?
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lubuntu 13.10 flash video doesn't display (youtube)

I have an old pc 256mb ram and 1.6GHz processor which had win xp. It could play youtube videos with chrome (ok it stucked a bit) and i installed lubuntu 13.10. I installed the flashplayer plugin but ...
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NVIDIA Video Engine Utilization

I've realized that the majority of the Linux distributions and their video player applications, even Adobe Flash Player, don't use Video Engine Utilization, and I want to know why? Because at least on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automatically Logs Out When I Open Facebook

Every Time I open Facebook.com in Mozilla or Chromium my Ubuntu logs Out automatically Sort of crashes, the display goes white. but all other sites are working.
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How to fix Problem playing Youtube videos in firefox?

I am using Firefox as my browser and when I am using youtube and play any video on it. Not the video and audio they both are not coming continuously. They are coming with an interval. Its like the ...
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PNY 32GB Flash drive not working after transferring files?

I just bought a brand new 32GB flash drive (PNY) and I formatted a FAT file system as I wanted to use on both my Ubuntu and Windows machines. It was working properly after transferring data from a ...
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Black screen when fullscreening Twitch

When I am watching a stream on twitch and activate fullscreen, the stream works properly in fullscreen. The issue occurs when I close fullscreen and try to open it again. The stream doesn't fullscreen ...
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Bandcamp.com player looks like it loads in Firefox, but doesn't respond. Flash works fine on Youtube

Bandcamp.com player's seems to load in Firefox, but doesn't respond. Flash works fine on Youtube. Bandcamp works normally in Rekonq.
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How to torify FlashPlayer Plugin in Firefox?

Flashplayer plugin is ignoring the proxy settings of Firefox, any idea on how to make all the Flashplayer traffic go through proxy?
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USB Flash Drive, Unable to mount

Once my flash drive was infected by some virus that produced the shortcuts for directories. After this infection the device could not be connected to any system and OS. I tried it on Ubuntu and found ...
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Debug Flash 11.8 applications on Ubuntu

Is it really not possible to install a debugger version of Flash player 11.8 on Ubuntu? I'm developing a Flash application on FDT, and I installed the latest Flash Debugger version from the Adobe ...
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How do I install Flash on a Chromebook?

The instructions are Start up Ubuntu. Use Chromium to download this version of libpepflashplayer.so. Start a terminal and do sudo cp /path/to/libpepflashplayer.so ...
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Unable to use flash in Google Chrome

I have Xubuntu 12.04. I have tried everything. Google Chrome keeps giving me the Could not load Shockwave Flash message. Please help, I really need flash.
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Ubuntu: How to listen to music streams on the web without Flash (by finding the IP address of the streaming server?)

How can I find the ip address of a music streaming service in Ubuntu? Specifically: How can I do this for: 106KMEL : http://www.iheart.com/live/293/?autoplay=true Hot97 : ...
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“Safe(ly) remove function/button” shows up for usb external hard drive but not usb flash drive [Ubuntu 13.04]

I have to use udisks --unmount /dev/sdb1 && udisks --detach /dev/sdb to remove usb flash drive while I can use Safe(ly) remove function/button for usb external hard drive. How can I made that ...
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Flash Player stopped working for protected content

I had Flash Player installed on two different computers running 12.10 along with the HAL module and everything was working just fine. Until a couple days ago. Now whenever I try to watch any sort ...
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Fix Flash via command line

Like many others (How do I fix Flash issues?) I am having flash issues with firefox Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Firefox 20.0 And for the life of me I can not get Flash to play. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot get Flash to work in Firefox or Chromium, and cannot upgrade to 12.10 LTS

I cannot get Flash to load for either Firefox or Chromium. So I tried updating to 12.10 LTS, but I do not show any distribution updates available. I'm running 12.04 LTS on another computer, and it ...
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Updating the VLC YouTube parser

I tried to open a URL in VLC. But I am getting the error that "Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=N7_EkrPJzqs'. ...
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Package dependencies errors?

I have some problems with Lubuntu. When I tried sudo apt-get update: Fetched 1,222 kB in 7s (171 kB/s) ...
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How can I exit fullscreen when watching flash videos

I find that when watching a flash video in full screen, if I press ESC key to exit the full screen mode, my screen turns grey and I cannot do anything. Ubuntu keeps running as I can still adjust the ...
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unfocus browser flash player to use shortcuts

Once I click to play a video in youtube I can no longer use any other shortcut (eg: ALT+PGDWN to change tab), I need to click somewhere else in the page, is this normal? how can I un-focus the flash ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix

ubuntu 12.04 chrome shockwave crashing and not working on youtube, imgur or netflix. title says it all, trying to update everything, it ran both youtube and netflix 24 hours ago just fine and now ...
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Online videos load but wont play - YouTube, Netflix, etc

I am running 14.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook, and online videos suddenly wont play. It used to work. Now I can enter them and they load just fine. I can even go to whatever bit of the video I want, ...
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I can't run Duolingo and Spotify web player on Chromium because of flash but I have it

I have Chromium and when I open www.duolingo.com or Spotify web player it says Flash player is requiered. But I have it installed and I have no problems with it on other pages. Don't you know what to ...
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Is it possible to install Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 12.04 (Picuntu) on ARM Rockchip RK3188?

I have tried to install: flashplugin-installer: "E: Package 'flashplugin-installer' has no installation candidate" ubuntu-restricted-extras: This worked but it didn't install Adobe Flash Player ...
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Flash Player crashes on Spotify Web Player on latest Chrome

I have installed adobe flash player and pepper flash player, however neither will work for spotify. And this a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04
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Lost partition table on Flash drive, TestDisk and PhotoRec do nothing

I have this problem with a flash drive. My mother, not knowing better, filled her new flash drive in order to transfer photos from one computer to another without doing any backup. Soon after she ...
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Ubuntu almost in each update wants to download flash-plugin and some fonts

When i want to update my Ubuntu each time, it wants to download some packages like Adobe-flash-plugin and some fonts as post-installation process. And a screen-shot: Picture of post-installation What ...
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Is there a way to convert an openoffice (libreoffice) impress presentation to a flash while preserving the hyperlinks?

I know that it's easy to do with MS powerpoint, but I have Libreoffice and need to do this. Is there a site or (preferably free) software that I can use to do this? I also need to have the hyperlinks ...