How to get YouTube working in Ubuntu 7.10

Question: I recently made the switch from Windows to the Linux distro Ubuntu 7.10. Most things are working well but one thing that I can't get working is YouTube in Firefox. Any ideas?

The problem that you are having is that you don't have the Flash player installed. To get it working you'll need to fire up a Terminal window and type the following (press ENTER between each line and allow time for the install process to complete):


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Am I missing something here?..

I am using Ubuntu 7.10. The first time I went to a page with a flash object embedded in Firefox, I was able to click a button at the top of the window and have the flash plugin installed automatically.

hmm, for me only the sound

hmm, for me only the sound in youtube didn't work, and an article like this one fixed it...