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Sunday, November 30, 2014

The frigging flash plugin on fedora linux with firefox


  •  Install flash player on linux (since officially they arent supporting new version on linux anymore
  • make firefox work with it
  • make fullscreen work on your browser 
install flash
## Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 ##
rpm -ivh
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
## Adobe Repository 64-bit x86_64 ##
rpm -ivh
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
yum -y install flash-plugin 

make web browsers detect it
copy the to 
/usr/lib64/flash-plugin   (for 64bit OS)
/usr/lib/flash-plugin     (for 32bit OS)

[Don't reboot yet]

make the fullscreen work

yum install devilspie
$ mkdir ~/.devilspie
create the file "~/.devilspie/flash-fullscreen-firefox.ds" and paste the content below
(is (application_name) "plugin-container")
use gnome-session-properties to put devilspie in the autostart.

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