Devuan bug report logs - #69
404 not found error in Adobe Flash Install

Package: flashplugin-nonfree; Reported by: dxrobertson <>; dated Thu, 4 May 2017 16:03:01 UTC; Maintainer for flashplugin-nonfree is (unknown).

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Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2017 18:23:28 -0500
From: Nate Bargmann <>
Subject: Re: 404 not found error in Adobe Flash Install

I can confirm this behavior.  After a bit of testing, this is a
duplicate of Debin bug #851066:

The Debian report contains a manual method (which I used) and has a
patch available for installing from a local already downloaded file.


- Nate


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From: dxrobertson <>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 11:47:19 -0400
Subject: 404 not found error in Adobe Flash Install

Package: flashplugin-nonfree
Version: 1:3.6.1+deb8u1

Devuan 1 RC i386

During the "Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.6.1+deb8u1) ..." of
the install, an HTTP 404 error is encountered.

ERROR: wget failed to download

Complete apt-get install:

# apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove it.
Suggested packages:
  konqueror-nsplugins ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-xfree86-nonfree
flashplugin-nonfree-extrasound hal
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 55 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/18.0 kB of archives.
After this operation, 31.7 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Selecting previously unselected package flashplugin-nonfree.
(Reading database ... 123333 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../flashplugin-nonfree_1%3a3.6.1+deb8u1_i386.deb ...
Unpacking flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.6.1+deb8u1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ( ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.13-1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.58) ...
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.6.1+deb8u1) ...
converted ''
(ANSI_X3.4-1968) ->
--2017-05-04 09:16:35--
Resolving (
Connecting to
(||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2017-05-04 09:16:38 ERROR 404: Not Found.

ERROR: wget failed to download
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