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Re: Flash player installation support?



On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 21:50 -0400, Mike Chalmers wrote:
> When trying to install Flash Player following instuctions at
> http://www.stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html, I
> run into a problem:
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [root dhcppc0 ~]# yum -y install flash-plugin
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Setting up Install Process
> Setting up repositories
> dries                                                                [1/5]
> dries                     100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> core                                                                 [2/5]
> http://ftp.uninett.no/pub/linux/Fedora/core/5/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml:
> [Errno 12] Timeout: <urlopen error timed out>
> Trying other mirror.
> core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> updates                                                              [3/5]
> updates                   100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> freshrpms                                                            [4/5]
> freshrpms                 100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> extras                                                               [5/5]
> http://mirror.clarkson.edu/pub/distributions/fedora/linux/extras/5/i386/repodata/repomd.xml:
> [Errno 12] Timeout: <urlopen error timed out>
> Trying other mirror.
> extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 608 kB    00:10
> dries     : ################################################## 2584/2584
> Added 2584 new packages, deleted 0 old in 9.98 seconds
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================| 249 kB    00:04
> updates   : ################################################## 805/805
> Added 413 new packages, deleted 0 old in 3.47 seconds
> primary.xml.gz            100% |=========================|  55 kB    00:03
> freshrpms : ################################################## 171/171
> Added 171 new packages, deleted 0 old in 0.98 seconds
> Parsing package install arguments
> No Match for argument: flash-plugin
> Nothing to do
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Any suggestions?

It appears you have the flash plugin installed from some other source.
That is what "nothing to do" means. You could do a "yum -y remove
flash-plugin" as root. Then be sure the macromedia repository is
configured and enabled as suggested and as root do a yum -y install
flash-plugin?
-- 
Stanton Finley
http://stanton-finley.net/


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