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    Unhappy Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    I cannot install the Flash Player 11 from the Flash official site as the .deb file cannot be handled by the BackTrack 5 R1 for the download.

    Meanwhile, after managed to get the .deb file and installed. The Firefox 5.0.1 on the BackTrack 5 R1 reports no Flash plugin. Therefore, Nessus cannot be ran properly.

    Any idea to fix these problems?

    Samiux

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    Default Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    hello samlux!
    I did have same problem and here is what I did to solve the problem with flashplayer in my bt5r1 x64
    copy this code and paste it into console!!
    Code:
    wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    tar xvfz install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
    mv -f libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/
    now restart firefox and enjoy your flushplayer

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    Default 回覆: Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    Quote Originally Posted by sasanet View Post
    hello samlux!
    I did have same problem and here is what I did to solve the problem with flashplayer in my bt5r1 x64
    copy this code and paste it into console!!
    Code:
    wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    tar xvfz install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
    mv -f libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/
    now restart firefox and enjoy your flushplayer
    Hi sasanet,

    It works like a charm!!!!

    Thanks a lot.

    Samiux

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    Default Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    I know what kind of nice first post I have... but can't help it.
    I downloaded BT5R1 Gnome x64 and installed it on my memory stick and boot the computer from it. As all newbies I also have the flashplayer problem. I tried a few things from updating firefox to version 8, to install a flash installer plugin for Firefox (which didn't do squat) to the post from one of the mods here to this one. I still have the problem. With this thread here, the "wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz" is not available anymore. So far I tried to install the latest version of flash x64 in a tar.gz version, but I still can't get it going.

    Can someone please either send me a valid link to flashplayer 10 or someone figure out how to get this new flashplayer 11 werkin?

    Thanks guys!

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    Default Re: 回覆: Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    Thank you so much samiux your a life saver.

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    Default Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: 回覆: Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    Thank you for providing the file.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasanet View Post
    hello samlux!
    I did have same problem and here is what I did to solve the problem with flashplayer in my bt5r1 x64
    copy this code and paste it into console!!
    Code:
    wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    tar xvfz install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
    mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
    mv -f libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/
    now restart firefox and enjoy your flushplayer

    Thank you sasanet !

    I searched hours in internet to fix this . Big thanks !

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    Question Re: Cannot install Flash Player 11 on BackTrack 5 R1

    root@bt:~# mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
    mkdir: cannot create directory `/root/.mozilla/plugins': File exists
    root@bt:~# mv -f libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/


    I ve tried almost all posts of how to get my flash to work but they re not working this pops out with this one, I also tried to remove the flash cuz it says file exists so I though it could be that so... Idk if someone can help me out here

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