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Save it to any directory. Untar the archive. Change directory into the folder created by the tar archive (it will hvae the same name as the archive). As root or a user with write acces to your firefox directory run
This script will ask you for the location of your Firefox directory. To find that, as root run this command
find / | grep firefox | less
It is most likely in the /usr/lib direcotry, but depending on your version it might have a differnt name (mine is /usr/lib/firefox-0.10.1)
Once you have the directory determined go back to the terminal with flashplayer-installer running and type in the directory. The installer takes care of everything else.
If your firefox browser is part of the system then you need to find the folder usually /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/ and manually add flashplayer.xpt and libflashplayer.so (*you need to be a root to do this).
All have -rwxr-xr-x. I followed the instructions on the flash player site. It said to go into Help, About Plug-ins to verify, I don't have this option. When I look under Edit, Preferences, Downloads, Plug-Ins then isn't any options.
I would like to stop using my windows machine so I can look at flash items when I'm web surfing. Thank you for any help you can provide.