Flex : Flash Player not found
Ever seen this screen in your Eclipse?
It was the most annoying until I turned on my brain cells to resolve it.
(when it really bored me to death)
Here is the screenshot:
Why this message appears?
There is a minor error in Flex plugin for eclipse/ Flash builder. It searches for the folder “plugins” inside the browser installation directory and if it doesn’t find flash plugin there, or directory “plugins”, it will open this dialog, even if you have plugin installed and working.
Pressing YES, will run as normal.
It normally occures in linux distributions which has only one place for browser plugins, like openSUSE. OpenSUSE has one directory for all plugins and it is located in:
How to fix?
Easy. just make symbolic link inside firefox directory to this one, naming it “plugins”. Here is the command:
worktux: cd /usr/lib/firefox worktux:/usr/lib/firefox # ln -s /usr/lib/browser-plugins plugins