What to use for browser flash support?
NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> writes:
> On 01/20/2018 06:00 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
>> Running lubuntu 17.18 (artful)
>> Using chromium, I run into some videos (On msnbc's full episodes of
>> their various news/talk shows. clicking the `full episodes' link at:
>> For example, brings up the error message:
>> | To watch video, download or enable adobe flash player plug-in in
>> | your security preferences.
> Without flash, clicking on the warning redirects to a Sen Jeff Flake
> interview video.
> Doing the same with flash enabled changes the warning to "Please sign in".
First, thanks for bringing the thread back to my OP problem.
I'm getting a little confused... are you talking above about doing
this from [l]ubuntu with chromium-browser... if so how are you
I'm aware of the need to login periodically. Just didn't get that was
the cause of being redirected like that.
Coming from a different host, it wants a login I guess... thanks for
Haven't been able to get to the login screen from lubuntu as
apparently chromium-browser lacks flash.
I see now that when it jumps to Jeff Flake or whatever video is top on
the other list... Its trying to accommodate my browser lacking flash.
I thought the videos must be different, one flash the other not. but
now I see its just finding me something my browser can play.
> Chromium 63.0.3239.84 (Built on Ubuntu , running on Ubuntu 16.04)
> OS Linux
> Flash plugin 18.104.22.168 /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so
> $ dpkg -l | grep flash
> ii flashplugin-installer
> 22.214.171.124ubuntu0.16.04.1 amd64 Adobe Flash
> Player plugin installer
> You have version 28,0,0,126 installed
OK, got the installer installed... I only have access via ssh to the
subject lubuntu OS at the moment so will see what happens later today.
Thanks for the great input.