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Old 02-22-2012, 01:29 AM
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Default just a little help please

Hello there i am new to Linux Ubuntu OS i like it but am having some issues like my wife cant play her face book games with out the adobe crashing every five minutes or so.

and i am having a problem with my network not letting me log into my other Ubuntu systems or my nas boxes it keeps telling me

this is copy and pasted here from the little error window that pops up. It says this and i quote

Could not display "network:///".

Error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken.
Please select another viewer and try again.

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It use to let me see my other System names on the other systems but now this is all they tell me on any of them i try to get access to. i use to click on the network icon in the home folder and be able to see the other Linux computers on the net work now this is all i see i am running Ubuntu 11.10 i had 11.4 but moved to this new one is this the problem is there i bug that needs to be fixed thanks for any help i can get on this subject.

I was trying to move some files to one of the other 11.10 systems and this is what it keeps telling me when i hit the network icon on any of the systems.

Thanks again for your time
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Old 02-22-2012, 02:04 PM
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I remember having that issue when I 1st started using Linux. I ended up removing the symbolic link for the '' file and reinstalling it with a freshly downloaded version. I also could have had to make a symbolic link for the '' in the browser's plugin folder. The file might be named differently and I don't remember the source location.

Symbolic link:
Ln -S <source location & file> <destination location of the file>

I'm not saying that's the answer for you, but it is possible. That file has always been the root of my troubles. Knock on wood, redoing that symbolic link has always helped me.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:24 PM
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Supposedly Adobe no longer plans to support flash on linux. Dear web desiners, html5 is the way to go anyway.

Last edited by justpeon : 04-14-2012 at 08:24 PM.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:00 AM
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Yes Adobe stopped supporting flash officially for linux but you can get the latest version of flash if you download and install google chrome. Sorry for forcing you into a new web browser.

As for your networking issues. Did you do an upgrade or a fresh install? Sometimes when settings are upgraded things go terribly wrong.

I think I found your issue here

you should be able to run a program called seahorse and remove your stoted key. You can also try creating a new user as it is probably a setting in one of your hidden home folders. The fun part is figuring out which one.
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