Firefoxflash

This page is dedicated to getting the Adobe Flash Mozilla-based browser plugin going, with sound, under Ubuntu LTSP (i386 only).

For flash installations under AMD64-based Ubuntu, see this.

  • Download the latest Adobe flash plugin (LNS repository .so version currently at "Shockwave Flash 9.0 r124" (as of 2008/05/01), otherwise check Adobe's site ):
wget http://logicalnetworking.net/other/libflashplayer.so
  • Move the plugin file to the correct location, so Firefox finds it:

For Firefox 3:

sudo mv ./libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins

For Firefox 2:

sudo mv ./libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox/plugins
  • Change permissions so all users can access it:

For Firefox 3:

sudo chmod 644 /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins/libflashplayer.so

For Firefox 2:

sudo chmod 644 /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/libflashplayer.so
  • i386 Servers ONLY:Install the 'libflashsupport' package to allow sound to flow correctly over LTSP/PulseAudio:
sudo apt-get install libflashsupport
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