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I just upgraded to lucid, and now flash won't work in chrome (though it works in firefox). I even switched over to the dev channel, which supposedly has flash built in, but it still doesn't work.

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Have you tried going back to Adobe's Flash Installer page and adding the APT for Ubuntu 9.04+ version again.

This may force an update and fix Chrome.

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tried that and I get an popup afterward saying adobe-flashplugin in virtual or something to that effect – blockhead May 4 '10 at 16:20
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This worked for me:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure flashplugin-installer
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