Flash player installed, but doesn't work

Bug #189244 reported by Danbert on 2008-02-05
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flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox

$ cat /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=7.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=gutsy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 7.10"

$ dpkg -l firefox | cat
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-f/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/t-aWait/T-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
+++-==============-=================================-============================================
ii firefox 2.0.0.11+2nobinonly-0ubuntu0.7.10 lightweight web browser based on Mozilla

$ dpkg -l flashplugin-nonfree | cat
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-f/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/t-aWait/T-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Description
+++-===================-==========================-============================================
ii flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.48.0.2+really0ubuntu12 Adobe Flash Player plugin installer

As you can see from the above information, firefox and flash plugin are installed. However, when flash elements are present Firefox has the "Plugin not installed, click here to install plugin" message. It then tells me that the flash plugin is already installed.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Feb 5 08:40:18 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
Package: firefox 2.0.0.11+2nobinonly-0ubuntu0.7.10
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: firefox
Uname: Linux fleckdaj-laptop 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Fri Feb 1 04:59:50 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux

Danbert (danbert8) wrote :
Iulian Udrea (iulian) wrote :

Thank you for your report. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #173890. It should be fixed now.

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