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How to play .swf file in Google Chrome? Because when I open .swf files it says Missing Plug-in. though when I open chrome://plugins it shows that it has Shockwave Flash plugin installed already.
My OS is Ubuntu 10 and would be happy if some linux geek could suggest me solution of my problem.
Thanks and sorry for stupid question.
Update 1
Here is information about version of the applications I use:

  • Chrome 5.0.375.70 (48679) Ubuntu
  • Shockwave Flash 9.0 r999

Update 2
I have solved the problem by the following way:

  • Opened Application Manager Synaptic
  • Deleted all the packages concerning flash and swf
  • Opened up Application Center Ubuntu
  • Searched for flash
  • It found Adobe Flash Plugin
  • Installed that application
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Please post your solution as answer and mark it as correct so this question is marked as solved. =) –  BloodPhilia Oct 10 '10 at 12:58
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I have solved the problem by the following way:

  • Opened Application Manager Synaptic
  • Deleted all the packages concerning flash and swf
  • Opened up Application Center Ubuntu
  • Searched for flash
  • It found Adobe Flash Plugin
  • Installed that application
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$ sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin 

Failing that, what is the precise version and package of your chrome installation and what is the detailed flash information from chrome://plugins?

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see updated part of the question –  Bakhtiyor Jun 27 '10 at 0:03
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getting error while trying to execute your command in the terminal. –  Bakhtiyor Jun 27 '10 at 0:05
    
ok, what sort of error? –  msw Jun 27 '10 at 3:27
    
Package adobe-flashplugin is not available, but is referred to by another package. –  Bakhtiyor Jun 27 '10 at 8:31
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try sudo aptitude reinstall flashplugin32-installer

Note: replace the 32 with 64 if you are running a 64 bit OS.

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Error. Could not find packages containing «flashplugin64-installer» on their name or description.What is wrong? –  Bakhtiyor Jun 27 '10 at 8:29
    
What version of Ubuntu are you using? –  rybl Jun 27 '10 at 20:07
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