Installing flash 64bit on Kubuntu jaunty

Maybe some of you know that kubuntu/ubuntu is providing 32 bit flash player and is using nspluginwrapper if you are using an 64 OS. Here the nspluginwrapper is making problems, it is making my machine unresponsible if I am watching 3 flash sites at the time and so on. I am also suspecting that it is the reason firefox crashes sometimes on some flash movies.

So here is the workarround. On the official website of adobe there is no 64 option so we have to dig a little more. We push a search on google and here is what we get . It seems that there is some 64bit support so we scroll down the page and find a download link. Here is the whole procedure for installing the 64bit flash :) :

       wget -c http://download.macromedia.com/pub/labs/
       flashplayer10/libflashplayer-10.0.32.18.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
       tar zxvf libflashplayer-10.0.32.18.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
       mkdir -p ~/.mozilla/plugins
       mv libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins

NB. Make sure that you uninstall any previous version of the flash player :)

Nice plasma shortcut

Today while i was looking at kdevelop4 to see the new stuff i clicked
<Ctrl><F12> accidentally and plasma showed up in front of me. I am using this shortcut more and more and it is really a huge fun. For example to see what’s the time or notes on the Desktop. The new folder view also :) . The little things made the difference once more :)