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Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#11 Postby joany » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:03 pm

Can I just comment out the "NotShowIn=KDE;" line then?
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#12 Postby kmathern » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:13 pm

joany wrote:Can I just comment out the "NotShowIn=KDE;" line then?
You could try that.

The install_flash_player_11_linux.i386.tar.gz tarball also has a kcm_adobe_flash_player.so file & .desktop file. If you install them I think it adds something in SystemSettings for setting flash preferences.
tar -tf /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/install_flash_player_11_linux.i386.tar.gz -z
libflashplayer.so
readme.txt
usr/
usr/bin/
usr/bin/flash-player-properties
usr/share/
usr/share/kde4/
usr/share/kde4/services/
usr/share/kde4/services/kcm_adobe_flash_player.desktop
usr/share/applications/
usr/share/applications/flash-player-properties.desktop
usr/share/icons/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/pixmaps/
usr/share/pixmaps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/lib/
usr/lib/kde4/
usr/lib/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so

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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#13 Postby joany » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:24 pm

Thanks, that looks easy enough. I happen to have a copy of that tarball in my ~/Downloads folder.
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#14 Postby Jerry3904 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:40 pm

kmathern wrote:The `Adobe Flash Player Preferences` is also installed when you use the MX Flash app to install or update flash.
We should add this info to the MX app or at least <cough> the documentation.
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#15 Postby lucky9 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:46 pm

I've always gone to the Adobe site and changed Preferences. I prefer Flash to not store stuff on my computer and to not have access to hardware.
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#16 Postby joany » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:46 pm

I followed kmathern's sage guidance, extracting those two files and adding them to /usr/share/kde4/services/ and /usr/lib/kde4/, and voilà, I now have "Adobe Flash Player" in System Settings under "Lost and Found." All the needed settings are there, and no root permissions are required. :linuxlove:
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#17 Postby kmathern » Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:10 pm

lucky9 wrote:I've always gone to the Adobe site and changed Preferences. I prefer Flash to not store stuff on my computer and to not have access to hardware.
Aren't the Preference settings stored locally no matter where you make the changes at (at the Adobe site or locally) -- I just haven't figured out where

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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#18 Postby lucky9 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:53 pm

Yes. They are stored locally. The Adobe interface is simply a GUI that makes the options available and will write them to your computer's local Flash options so that they will be used when Flash is invoked.
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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#19 Postby Stevo » Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:52 pm

Eventually we want to add the MX applets to the MEPIS CR, since they are very handy.

Apparently Canonical maintains a "partners" PPA that has a bunch of non-free software in it, including Flash. It seems they got the .350 update we're still waiting for. I want to dissect one of those deb files...

http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/poo ... ashplugin/

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Re: Blocking Flash Local Shared Objects

#20 Postby joany » Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:04 pm

Stevo wrote:Eventually we want to add the MX applets to the MEPIS CR, since they are very handy.

Apparently Canonical maintains a "partners" PPA that has a bunch of non-free software in it, including Flash. It seems they got the .350 update we're still waiting for. I want to dissect one of those deb files...

http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/poo ... ashplugin/

What does the .deb file do that installing libflashplayer.so manually doesn't do?
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