I just took a look at how Unity Linux 2010.1 shapes up and found that the flashplayer plugin doesn’t work with the default browser which is Midori. Here’s a quick fix for getting flash to work with Midori on Unity 2010. First, install the flash-player-plugin (as root in terminal or use the gui):
smart install flash-player-plugin
Next, we need to create a directory under your profile to house the flashplayer plugin and then copy it there. I’m sure we might be able to get by with a symbolic link but I didn’t try that out…
mkdir -p ~/.mozilla/plugins && cp /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/
That’s it, it should work now. I’ve done this on 32bit Unity Linux 2010.1 on a Gateway M250. Hopefully this helps out someone out there 🙂
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