After updating ports, flash plugins for Firefox & Opera have gone AWOL

Ronald F. Guilmette rfg at
Tue Jan 7 20:14:48 UTC 2014

In message <alpine.BSF.2.00.1401070821420.85877 at>, you wrote:

>On Tue, 7 Jan 2014, Patrick Lamaiziere wrote:
>> Le Tue, 07 Jan 2014 02:27:37 -0800,
>> "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg at> a écrit :
>>> for updating the flash support in Firefox (as I have done, many times
>>> before).
>>> Specifically (and only) I executed this step:
>>>    nspluginwrapper -v -a -u
>> hmmm, Did you try nspluginwrapper -a -i ?
>-u has failed for me at times, so I always do an autoremove (-a -r) 
>followed by an autoinstall (-a -i).

Gentlemen, thank you for responding.

I have just now tried both suggested solutions, and yet Adobe's own
"checker" page ( is _still_
telling me that I do not not have flash installed.  So I need to
"debug" this problem further.  Obviously, _something_ is either missing
or mis-instaled _somewhere_ but where?

Apparently, I do have a the following directories:


but underneath the latter, there is only another sub-directory named

Bottom line question:  Where are the files supposed to be, you know,
when flahs player is installed correctly for a given user account?

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