Comment 20 for bug 125131

Tormod Volden (tormodvolden) wrote :

Upgrade failed here: I upgraded to flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.48.0.0ubuntu1~7.04.0 but it didn't download and install the new upstream blob because the last one from January was left in /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree. Deleting the old blob and force reinstall worked.

$ ls -l /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2609703 2007-01-09 20:11 install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz

$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-nonfree
<<< snip >>>
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.48.0.0ubuntu1~7.04.0) ...
Installing from local file /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
md5sum mismatch install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
The Flash plugin is NOT installed.

$ sudo rm /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-nonfreeReading package lists... Done
<<< snip >>>
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.48.0.0ubuntu1~7.04.0) ...
Downloading...
--19:29:16-- http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
           => `./install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz'
Resolving fpdownload.macromedia.com... 84.53.162.70
Connecting to fpdownload.macromedia.com|84.53.162.70|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 2,608,602 (2.5M) [application/x-gzip]
<<< snip >>>
 2500K .......... .......... .......... .......... ....... 100% 444.45 KB/s

19:29:22 (439.05 KB/s) - `./install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz' saved [2608602/2608602]

Download done.
Flash Plugin installed.

$ ls -l /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/total 2552
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2608602 2007-07-05 20:48 install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz