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Re: Flash proplem




On 13/03/17 08:59, Maureen L Thomas wrote:
I have upgraded my firefox esr as it came up on my upgrade list. Since
then I have lost the flash ability in my browser.  I uninstalled flash
and reinstalled in.  I am using the nonfree plug in for my debian
machine.  I am at a complete loss as to what could have happened.  I did
not do a complete removal of it just the shorter version using synaptic.

What is your version of firefox-esr? 45.8? Can you see Shockwave Flash in Tools / Add-ons / Plugins? Is it activated? What version is it? What version is displayed here (if any)?
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

Mozilla disabled some old versions of Flash plugin by default, and introduced more aggressive use of click-to-play. I speculate that these changes may have made it to the ESR channel.

The good news is that Adobe have released Flash 24 for NPAPI (Firefox). I am using Flash Player 24.0.0.221 in firefox 52.0-1 amd64 on sid.

Kind regards,

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Transient Software Limited <http://transient.nz/>
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