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Thursday, May 04, 2006

flash player 8.5 linux (ubuntu dapper drake)

1.install wine
sudo apt-get install wine
2. install msttcorefonts (optional)

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

3. Download firfox version for windows (yes you heard it well - Thank you macromedia)
wget
http://ftp-mozilla.netscape.com/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/1.5.0.3/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%201.5.0.3.exe

run the setup
~$wine Firefox\ Setup\ 1.5.0.3.exe

4.Download the macromedia flash 8.5 setup
wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/fp8-5_beta/install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe

Start the setup with wine
~$wine install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe

point the plugins directory to c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins

5.wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Mozilla\ Firefox/firefox.exe

write about:plugins in the Url bar

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