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  • Opera 12.16 & Flash player on Ubuntu 14.04
    flash player is not recognized as being installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I have done everything I can find on the internet to do to fix this but nothing works. Chrome works fine and says it's plugin is the most current Flash version. Opera says no plugin, even though I have copied the flashplayer.so file into the plugin folder for Opera. I could switch to Chrome in Ubuntu as I like the new Opera browser in Windows. It would be nice if Opera would develop a Linux version of the new Opera. I did read an article where the new Opera was installed under Wine and run from a USB. Is it possible to use Wine to run the new Opera installed in windows of my dual boot computer (Win 8.1 & Ubuntu 14.04). That would be great as all my passwords and bookmarks would work on both OS's.
    Michael

  • You need to copy the 'libflashplayer.so' to '/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins' as administrator or superuser. Restart Opera and flash should start working.

  • @mmcl26554 check the search path in Opera 12!

    As i wrote:

    Call Opera Settings
    Go to Tabs Advanced -> Content
    Plug-in Options...
    Find new...
    Search path for plugins should be:
    /usr/lib/opera/plugins:/usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree:/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins:/usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins

    test@debian:~$ cat .opera/pluginpath.ini 
    Opera Preferences version 2.1
    ; Do not edit this file while Opera is running
    ; This file is stored in UTF-8 encoding
    
    [Paths]
    /usr/lib/opera/plugins=1
    /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree=1
    /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins=1
    /usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins=1  
    

    i installed tme package flashplugin-nonfree which works fine.

  • On Mandriva or Mageia, they use /use/lib/browser plugins or something similar - just a little different, but makes sense when you don't have Firefox or SeaMonkey as default browser. Just check to see where the Flash plug-in really is, and make sure that is in your plugin path.

  • I got Flash to work by cp'ing the libpepflashplayer.so from /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree into /opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash. It's puzzling that the original flashplayer in Chrome's directory didn't work, though.

  • @sanguinemoon I got Flash to work by cp'ing the libpepflashplayer.so from /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree into /opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash. It's puzzling that the original flashplayer in Chrome's directory didn't work, though.

    Sorry, but the problem of flashplayer is not with Opera 24 Developer but Opera 12. Opera 12 does not use pepperflashplugin!
    This is not a Chromium related problem.

  • For god's sake why don't engineers in opera fix the problem?

  • They can're fix it because there isn't npapi flash player anymore for Linux.

  • Opera 26 Linux 64 bit. Why does opera SUCK so much when it comes to flash? The new config menu thing also sucks.
    So many things right but the things that are wrong ruin the whole experience.
    Been using Opera for YEARS btw, but this may be the end. 💣

  • @southoz Use Opera 12.16. And all is fine for you.

  • I use Opera 30.0.1835.59 and Linux Mint 17.1. Adobe flash plugin is not recognised and does not work in Opera! Very bad! I am thinking to switch to another browser!

  • Install "pepper-flash".

  • Problem was solved by installing pepperflashplugin-nonfree package using Synaptic package manager! 🙂

    Package: pepperflashplugin-nonfree
    Priority: optional
    Section: multiverse/web
    Installed-Size: 65
    Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com
    Original-Maintainer: Bart Martens bartm@debian.org
    Architecture: amd64
    Version: 1.3ubuntu1
    Depends: debconf | debconf-2.0, wget, gnupg, libatk1.0-0, libcairo2, libfontconfig1, libfreetype6, libgcc1, libglib2.0-0, libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.14), libnspr4, libnss3, libpango-1.0-0 | libpango1.0-0, libstdc++6, libx11-6, libxext6, libxt6, libcurl3-gnutls, binutils
    Suggests: chromium, ttf-mscorefonts-installer, ttf-dejavu, ttf-xfree86-nonfree, hal
    Conflicts: libflash-mozplugin
    Filename: pool/multiverse/p/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/pepperflashplugin-nonfree_1.3ubuntu1_amd64.deb
    Size: 10052
    MD5sum: 99172937c43768b153fedcbb7cf36e26
    SHA1: 60313ff75a9feb3adc02bcd2c5b5cac35ac824c3
    SHA256: d9ccee6607dad3d7b1748ba0b1a9a1d5b71896eaa313d153796c1f708c07b923
    Description-ru: Pepper Flash Player — модуль для браузера
    Этот пакет скачивает Chrome с ресурсов Google и распаковывает его, чтобы
    сделать Pepper Flash Player доступным в Chromium. Лицензионное соглашение
    доступно на сайте Google.
    Description-md5: 308421c13180fc4cf682be0755dca66d
    Homepage: http://wiki.debian.org/PepperFlashPlayer
    Bugs: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug
    Origin: Ubuntu

    http://i.imgur.com/u7b3RiV.png

    http://i.imgur.com/lZErST0.png

    https://wiki.debian.org/PepperFlashPlayer

    https://packages.qa.debian.org/p/pepperflashplugin-nonfree.html

  • Problem was solved by installing pepperflashplugin-nonfree package using Synaptic package manager!

    Yes, that is the right solution.

  • So how come the "Help" pages haven't been updated?
    I've been going round and round in circles trying to implement the procedure I found here http://www.opera.com/docs/linux/plugins/install/#flash as of course, none of the directories mentioned exist!

  • I've been going round and round in circles trying to implement the procedure I found here http://www.opera.com/docs/linux/plugins/install/#flash as of course, none of the directories mentioned exist!

    This document was last updated for Opera 11.00.

    I dont know why help pages havent been updated.

  • I agree, I think they should update it, and everything that is here: http://www.opera.com/docs/. It's especially confusing when some pages are updated, like "history of Opera versions".

  • I've spoken to the documentation team, and they're working on updates for these pages. Sorry for the confusion in the mean time!

  • This (1) helped me.
    In plugin page I saw afterward: "Shockwave Flash 99.999 r999"

    (1) sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

    Opera version: 32.0.1910.0
    Ubuntu 14

  • To update your pepperflashplugin type

    sudo apt-get update

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall pepperflashplugin-nonfree

    Then check, if you have the newest version here: http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

    Simple sudo apt-get upgrade will not update it.

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