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Old 08-04-2010, 01:10 PM   #1
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Does ubuntu run Flash Player?

Hi i recently installed ubuntu and havent had time to play with it because i had to repartition my hard drive to fix a bunch of stuff but my real questions are weither or not can i Run these websites and programs?
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Ubuntu supports flush player but it is not pre-installed Only in linux Mint is prei-installed. Go to adobe site select flash player and it will find automaticaly your distro!!!
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Yes it does, and yes you can.
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Old 08-04-2010, 01:24 PM   #4
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"Due to its proprietary nature, Adobe Flash Player is not part of the default Ubuntu installation."
That explanation and how to enable are here:

Not to discourage questions but that was the third link when Googling "ubuntu flash."


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