Error installing or upgrading flashplugin-installer

Error installing or upgrading flashplugin-installer Can’t drop privileges for downloading as file ‘/var/lib/update-notifier/package-data -downloads/partial’

Start up synaptic and install flashplugin-installer. Error will not appear. There is a difference in apt-get install flashplugin-installer and synaptic, that apt-get does not run with full privileges, whereas for synaptic to install packages you are asked to enter your password . . . → Read More: Error installing or upgrading flashplugin-installer

Use Gnash in place of Adobe Flash Plugin – why does Adobe Flash Plugin turn on webcam on web pages

Flash Plugin does not allow you to control the use of the webcam and microphone in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It used to allow this earlier. It becomes a bit scary when you visit any site with embedded flash objects, and you find that your webcam on the laptop goes on suddenly without any reason. Earlier, . . . → Read More: Use Gnash in place of Adobe Flash Plugin – why does Adobe Flash Plugin turn on webcam on web pages

Install 32-bit Flash Plugin in Fedora 15 (64-bit)

When you install flash-player based on instructions from http://mjmwired.net, make sure you install the nspluginwrapper for i686 and x86_64. Then only install flash-player. Cross-check if flash-plugin was properly installed by starting firefox and in the URL bar, type about:plugins.

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