i just tried on a fresh Fedora 17 KDE install and it worked fine.
did you make sure to uninstall all previous versions of Flash Player? when you grabbed the tar.gz file how did you install it? i followed the readme so i basically did the following:
- extracted the contents of tar.gz
- copied the libflashplayer.so binary to ~/.mozilla/plugins
$: cp libflashplayer.so ~/.mozilla/plugins/.
- copied(as root) the contents of usr to /usr
#: cp -r usr/* /usr
i then launched firefox and right click on some flash content and selected "global settings..." the native control panel launched as expected.
please try the steps above.
side note: i just now realize you are on x86_64. is your firefox 64-bit also? is the flash player binary also 64-bit? try the steps above while i setup a similar environment as yours. thanks...
ok, i'm up and running on kubuntu 64-bit and i see the issue. there are 2 things i think we need to do to resolve it.
1. symlink the lib64 binary to the lib directory. assuming you copied the files to /usr in my first response. as root execute the command in a konsole/terminal window
ln -s /usr/lib64/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so /usr/lib/kde/.
2. install the libkutils4 package. as root execute the command in a konsole/terminal window
apt-get install libkutils4
after those 2 things, the native control panel launch without errors. hope that helps...