OK, there are different ways to install flash.
get the download from adobe or
try Illuvator's method.
I hope you have downloaded the .tar.gz
file somewhere (maybe your Desktop ?)
file is a bit like a windows zip file - there's a lot of stuff in it, but it needs extracting.
Double-click on it. For me, ark
opens and there's a button to "Extract" the archive.
Click this button.
Make sure the "Destination Folder" is set to your home: ( /home/tezli/
The files are extracted.
Open your filemanager.
You will see that a new directory has been created /home/tezli/install_flash_player_9_linux
Now close all your browser windows.
Now we need to use the terminal.
Open a terminal.
Navigate to this new directory by typing this into the terminal, then pressing RETURN key on your keyboard:
[ A quick way to do this is to type cd inst
then hit the TAB ey, the rest should be auto-completed for you, so just press RETURN ]
Your prompt will change to show you you are in the install_flash_player_9_linux
t the files in this directory with this command (Don't forget to press RETURN):
You should see 2 files, something like this:
tred@vaio:~$ cd install_flash_player_9_linux/
Now run the installer like this (Don't forget to press RETURN):
Notice the "dot". It is needed.
It will want to know where your firefox installation is.
The answer is /usr/lib/firefox
I think that is all there is to do.
Close the terminal
(Stupid smiley icon, that should read about
) into the firefox address bar. Press RETURN
You should see Shockwave Flash listed.
If so, it is working.