Reinstallation of flashplugin-nonfree is not possible, it cannot be downloaded.

Bug #189256 reported by Savvas Radevic on 2008-02-05
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flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: flashplugin-nonfree

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=7.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=gutsy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 7.10"

I had to remove the package in order to reinstall it.

@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-nonfree
[sudo] password for :
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reinstallation of flashplugin-nonfree is not possible, it cannot be downloaded.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get remove --purge flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  flashplugin-nonfree*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B of archives.
After unpacking 160kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 145012 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing flashplugin-nonfree ...
Purging configuration files for flashplugin-nonfree ...

@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
  konqueror-nsplugins ttf-xfree86-nonfree xfs
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  flashplugin-nonfree
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/18.1kB of archives.
After unpacking 160kB of additional disk space will be used.
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package flashplugin-nonfree.
(Reading database ... 145003 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking flashplugin-nonfree (from .../flashplugin-nonfree_9.0.48.0.2+really0ubuntu12.1_amd64.deb) ...
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.48.0.2+really0ubuntu12.1) ...
Downloading...
--15:21:06-- 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... 88.221.186.70
Connecting to fpdownload.macromedia.com|88.221.186.70|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3,036,127 (2.9M) [application/x-gzip]

    0K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 1% 52.30 KB/s
   50K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 3% 28.06 KB/s
[...]
 2950K .......... .... 100% 32.34 KB/s

15:22:23 (39.04 KB/s) - `./install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz' saved [3036127/3036127]

Download done.
Flash Plugin installed.

Savvas Radevic (medigeek) wrote :

reinstall works now, it uses the local file
I think i didn't have internet connection at that time

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree:
status: New → Invalid
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