[kde-linux] flash player installation

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Tue Mar 24 23:06:42 UTC 2009

> I suggest using the RPM.
> Then you will have:
> 	/usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
> and a setup script that may or may not be helpful.
> What I do is open a Konqueror File Manager as root and link the SO file 
> to the correct place for each browser.
> There is an issue with doing that for Konqueror.  Nobody ever decided on 
> where the proper place for the NSPlugins was and you will find the 
> kitchen sink in the Konqueror Plugins KCM:
> 	Settings -> Configure Konqueror : Plugins
> So, basically any directory listed will do although I would recommend 
> that you delete them all and add:
> 	${HOME}/.kde/share/nsplugins
> 	/usr/kde-3/share/nsplugins
> So that you have control over which plugins Konqueror uses.
> IAC, make the link and click the "Scan for New Plugins" button and it 
> should work in a newly opened Konqueror instance.

I should add that this does NOT seem to work for KDE-4.  Making the 
links doesn't seem to work  It is necessary to add:


to the list of scanned directories in the KCM.


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