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Old 06-09-2014, 09:58 PM   #1
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Help install Adobe® Flash® Player


Will someone please tell me how to install Adobe® Flash® Player using my terminal.
 
Old 06-09-2014, 10:04 PM   #2
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Google for "[your distro] flash player package"
 
Old 06-09-2014, 10:13 PM   #3
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You can't get more command line than this:
  1. download the *.tar.gz from the Adobe website,
  2. decompress the file (tar -xvf [filename]},
  3. change directory to the decompressed archive, and then,
  4. as root, copy the file libflashplayer.so to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins (for Firefox) or the appropriate plugins directory (for other browsers).

That is the one method of installing flashplayer that has never failed me.
 
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sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

Does this not work?
 
Old 06-10-2014, 03:43 AM   #5
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Isn't flashplayer listed in your package manager? Mint has it in it's repos. My guess would be Ubuntu has it as well.
 
Old 06-10-2014, 09:07 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Don Graham View Post
Will someone please tell me how to install Adobe® Flash® Player using my terminal.
Try this:
1. Open a terminal window.
2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
 
  


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