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Re: fedora 9 / 10 and flashplayer 9 /10

On Sun, 2009-01-25 at 19:07 -0800, Paul Newell wrote:
> I am trying to download Adobe Flashplayer onto my F9 machine. Read 
> Fedora's posting on why its not included and makes sense.
> However, most of the notes on line are for F10 and its obvious that 
> there is a change on the fedora end with the deprecation of 
> libflashsupport (if I have the name correct). On the Adobe side, I can 
> find different instruction for yum installation for player 9 and player 
> 10. But they have notes that FlashPlayer 9 works for RHEL3 and RHEL4 and 
> FlashPlayer 10 works for RHEL5. Where Fedora 9 is in that mix is not on 
> their doc pages.
> If I am on F9, do I need to stay with FlashPlayer 9 or can I download 
> FlashPlayer 10? I know that upgrading to f10 means I can use FlashPlayer 10.
> Also, all the docs on Fedora Wiki were for Fedora 10 and flash, I wasn't 
> able to find a page for Fedora 9.
probably easiest to just install their repository package...

rpm -ivh \

and then...

yum install flash-plugin libflashsupport

This would install both flash-plugin and the support to make sound work
in flash on Fedora 9. Fedora 10 doesn't need the libflashsupport

This way, you will always get the newest version of flash-plugin
suitable for your system which I have to believe would be


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