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Yeah, I found that with flash too, it didn't even work in chromium! I think it's to do with Ubuntu's config setup, could probably be fixed with a symlink or 2 (or could just use Mint! Lol)
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Yeah, I found that with flash too, it didn't even work in chromium! I think it's to do with Ubuntu's config setup, could probably be fixed with a symlink or 2 (or could just use Mint! Lol)
Sorry. I was talking about in Fedora. It seems like everything that is proprietary is ten times harder to get working in Fedora than in any other distro. I still don't know for certain how I got mp4 and m4a playback working that one time without VLC. MP3 I could only get installed through terminal and flash has never worked no matter what.

I'd look into Mint but since it's a derivative of buntu I doubt it would fair any better on the WIFI card.
     
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Sorry. I was talking about in Fedora. It seems like everything that is proprietary is ten times harder to get working in Fedora than in any other distro. I still don't know for certain how I got mp4 and m4a playback working that one time without VLC. MP3 I could only get installed through terminal and flash has never worked no matter what.

I'd look into Mint but since it's a derivative of buntu I doubt it would fair any better on the WIFI card.
Harder? I dunno about that. I find it quite easy actually. Complete directions are in my Linux Software Guide.
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Harder? I dunno about that. I find it quite easy actually. Complete directions are in my Linux Software Guide.
Thanks I'm looking at it to see if I missed something but so far it doesn't seem like it. I had a different guide I was going off though.

I just realized the funny thing is I can't get Skype to start on it. First time that's happened. Murphy's Law continues...
     
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Sorry. I was talking about in Fedora. It seems like everything that is proprietary is ten times harder to get working in Fedora than in any other distro. I still don't know for certain how I got mp4 and m4a playback working that one time without VLC. MP3 I could only get installed through terminal and flash has never worked no matter what.

I'd look into Mint but since it's a derivative of buntu I doubt it would fair any better on the WIFI card.
I haven't done mp3, but flash is easy in Fedora. Just download the libflashplayer.so file and put it in your ~/.mozilla/plugins folder. Bang, you're done.
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chromium-browser + 64 bit libflashplayer.so downloaded from adobes site works 100%. easy. i'd imagine that .so file dropped into FF would also. I think adobe said the 64bit linux thing was some sort of 'preview', if it is gone now and anyone needs the .so file I can attach


chrome
firefox

nvm its still there.. no update either

http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flas...10_square.html
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chromium-browser + 64 bit libflashplayer.so downloaded from adobes site works 100%. easy. i'd imagine that .so file dropped into FF would also. I think adobe said the 64bit linux thing was some sort of 'preview', if it is gone now and anyone needs the .so file I can attach


chrome
firefox

nvm its still there.. no update either

http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flas...10_square.html
Square is way too buggy to be usable right now. I'm still recommending 64-bit people install 32-bit Flash.
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You probably didn't have to reinstall Fedora. Just yum groupremove lxde

I had LXDE working fine on F12 on my old craptop.

As for proprietary crap, have you installed the rpmfusion non-free repo? For as long as I've been using Fedora, the only time I've had trouble was back when you had to use ndiswrapper for wireless drivers. Now, nada.
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