Flash Protected Video Content

Been watching TV episodes on Amazon Instant Streaming recently, and I ran into one video that seems to be require more DRM protection than the rest (Dr Who Season 6, Epsiode 13). I get some crazy “You must upgrade your player. Unable to uprade player.” message.

Some Googling around lead me to this page, which explains how to play protected flash content in Linux: [Flash Player 11] Problems playing protected video content on 64-bit Ubuntu Linux](http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/929/cpsid_92948.html)

Looks like HAL needs to be installed for Flash to play protected content. But my understanding is that HAL has been deprecated on openSUSE in favor of udev, and I couldn’t find any hal packages in OBS for 12.1. I was curious if anybody else had run into this and if they had any solutions or ideas?

openSUSE 12.1, 64-bit
Flash Version 11,1,102,62 (rpm package from the Adobe site)

Google Chrome 17.0.963.46

Please post back if you find a solution, I’m having the same problem. Thanks!

The Adobe page you linked to says specifically that Flash 11.2 is required to play DRM’d content.

I have 11.2, am still experiencing the problem.

A page an Amazon customer service rep pointed me to is here: [Flash Player 11] Problems playing protected video content on 64-bit Ubuntu Linux](http://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/multi/flash-player-11-problems-playing.html) . This covers how to update to the latest version (after extracting the .tar.gz file, as in the instructions, run sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/browser-plugins/libflashplayer.so instead of copying it to /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin). However, after following instructions, the page still does not work.