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shinobar


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PostPosted: Wed 21 Dec 2011, 03:59    Post_subject:  GetFlash install Flashplayer
Sub_title: UPDATE: v1.5-1 64bit support
 

original code by technosaurus and by Barry K. http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=01897
getflash-1.5-1 by 01micko now supports both x86/64bit Puppies:
getflash-1.5-1.pet
http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/
http://shino.pos.to/party/bridge.cgi?puppy/opt/



Anyway, I recommend the flashplayer10-10.3.183.90.pet by OscarTalks:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=84267
http://www.smokey01.com/OscarTalks/flashplayer10-10.3.183.90.pet
http://shino.pos.to/party/bridge.cgi?puppy/opt/

You can check your installed flashplayer version by the adobe web page:
http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.htm

CHANGES:
# 13 Nov 2011 01micko http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=72805&start=201
# v0.6 - 21 Dec 2011 shinobar: puppy version independent (may work 4.0 and later), flashblock checkbox, registration, i18n
# v0.8 - 11 Jan 2012 shinobar: flashplayer version info (stu90), fix was not able to uninstall
# v0.9 - 25 Mar 2012 shinobar: fix was the ownership under /usr messing up
# v0.9.9 - 3 May 2012 shinobar: version choice, jwm -reload for no flicker(01mico)
# v1.0 - 5 May 2012 shinobar: flashplayer11-11.2.202.228, insert sudo line
# v1.1 - 9 Jun 2012 shinobar: URL changed, download size
# v1.2 - 21 Jul 2012 shinobar: fix download pets,flashplayer10.3.183.23
# v1.3 - 8 Oct 2013: change adobe url (ETP), forum URL by OscarTalks
# v1.4 - 23 Nov 2013: fix was always offer flashblock
# v1.5 - 4 Feb 2014: flashplayer10-10.3.183.90 from smokey01.com

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Dec 2011, 06:21    Post_subject:  

Nice Smile
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jan 2012, 22:40    Post_subject: getflash-0.7  

UPDATE:
# v0.7 - 8 Jan 2012 shinobar: fix was not able to uninstall
EDIT: was not fixed.
Updated v0.8

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PostPosted: Sat 24 Mar 2012, 20:19    Post_subject: serious bug
Sub_title: ownership under /usr messing up
 

v0.8 and older has serious bug. Update or uninstall the getflash is requested to all the users and distributors.
# v0.9 - 25 Mar 2012 shinobar: fix was the ownership under /usr messing up
getflash-0.9.pet
http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/

Detail:
The ownership under /usr is changed to '501.guest' when you installed the flashplayer using the getflash v0.8 and older.
Check the ownership by typing 'ls -l /usr' on a virtual terminal(all 'root root' is normal).
To repair the ownership, issue a command:
(for frugal install)
# chown root.root -R /initrd/pup_rw/usr
For frugal install on usb/ata flash, also need:
# chown root.root -R /initrd/pup_ro1/usr
Reboot after the above command.

Related post:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=614543#614543

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PostPosted: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 04:57    Post_subject:  

I have spent hours today on this and it totally fails.
Not sure what to describe.
I follow the instructions and nothing happens later
when I go to sites with flash like BBC SvT Youtube.

I've done this now in both firefox and Opera and FF
totally locks up but Opera just show black window for
the video clip

What can I test?

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PostPosted: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 11:23    Post_subject:  

shinobar, I think get-flash 0.9 is installing the flashplayer config program and making a menu entry (as it should). When uninstalling though, libflashplayer.so is uninstalled, but the config program is not uninstalled also. (I am pretty sure but I will retest if you say so.)
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PostPosted: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 16:32    Post_subject:  

could it be the config flash progr that lock up my computer?

I fail to remove it. PPM show it is still there despite claiming that it is removed.

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PostPosted: Sat 31 Mar 2012, 18:50    Post_subject: Uninstalling flashplayer  

playdayz wrote:
shinobar, I think get-flash 0.9 is installing the flashplayer config program and making a menu entry (as it should). When uninstalling though, libflashplayer.so is uninstalled, but the config program is not uninstalled also.

Does not occur for me(tested on lupu-528-004 RAM mode + getflash-0.9.pet). It may be confusing if some (main or extra) sfs has the same files.
The config program entries are listed in the file /root/.packages/flashplayer-11.files, and it will be uninstalled if the PPM is fine. Let me know what version of Puppy.
nooby wrote:
PPM show it is still there despite claiming that it is removed.

Are you using getflash-0.9? If not, install getflash-0.9.pet and re-install the flashplayer using the getflash. Then you can uninstall the flashplayer by the PPM.

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PostPosted: Sun 01 Apr 2012, 02:16    Post_subject:  

Yes sorry I should go for the 0.9 version. I am so lazy.
I promise now to switch over to the more reliable one.
Sorry!

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PostPosted: Mon 02 Apr 2012, 15:29    Post_subject:  

Quote:
Does not occur for me(tested on lupu-528-004 RAM mode + getflash-0.9.pet). It may be confusing if some (main or extra) sfs has the same files.
The config program entries are listed in the file /root/.packages/flashplayer-11.files

Yes shinobar. It worked correctly and uninstalled the config program. I should have tested on a fresh install. Thank you.
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PostPosted: Thu 03 May 2012, 05:51    Post_subject: getflash-0.9.9  

# v0.9.9 - 3 May 2012 shinobar: version choice, jwm -reload for no flicker(01mico)
getflash-0.9.9.pet
http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/

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PostPosted: Fri 08 Jun 2012, 14:59    Post_subject:  

Did they change the URL to get Flash updates? I read elsewhere that they had, but I'm not sure.

GetFlash (1.0) tells me that it's unable to contact the server, at any rate.

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PostPosted: Sat 09 Jun 2012, 03:28    Post_subject: getflash-1.1  

Makoto wrote:
Did they change the URL to get Flash updates?

Thanks Makoto for the report.
UPDATE:
# v1.1 - 9 Jun 2012 shinobar: URL changed, download size
getflash-1.1.pet
http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/

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PostPosted: Sat 09 Jun 2012, 13:37    Post_subject:  

Works as expected aboard 5.2.8. Nice job'n Wink thanks Shino!
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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jun 2012, 02:37    Post_subject:  

It's working great here, again, too. Thanks. Smile
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