Installing add ons, flash player etc
This has been difficult. I've read a little about this, but it doesn't go like I thought it would. The flash player, for example, is downloaded as a *tar.gz file. It needs to be extracted and that gets done by the archive manager(I'm using Mint 10). Then, based on what I've read, I expect to go to the terminal and go through the ./configure; make and make install sequence. But I don't get a bunch of code files, I get a USR folder and inside are bin, share and lib folders. I have no idea what to do with them.
Any help would be appreciated. I'm game to use the terminal but I must have missed something in my reading. I would think installing the flash player would be easy. Thank.