Adobe Flash plugin is installed correctly but does not work. Should instead exit with error or provide OSS Flash plugin.

Bug #1088976 reported by Carl Englund
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flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Due to Adobe Flash requiring SSE2 CPU instruction, I'm left with unsusable Flash support on my Athlon XP computer.

Expected behaviour: Check for SSE2 support and if none found, refuse to install flashplugin or even better - offer to install Lightspark or Gnash.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: flashplugin-installer
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-34.53-generic-pae 3.2.33
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-34-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu15
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Dec 11 17:49:21 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120817.3)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-12-06 (4 days ago)

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