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Old 12-27-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Question How to install Adobe Flash on Linux Centos?


Hello all, As you can see I am very newbie in Linux. I need to install Adobe Flash Player, Shockwave and Acrobat reader on linux. Does anyone know how to install these applications? I downloaded the Flash Player and unzipped it in a folder in Desktop
 
Old 12-27-2010, 09:21 PM   #2
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If you use firefox, you can just copy the libflashplayer.so file to the /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins directory and when you restart your browser, flash should work for you.
 
Old 12-27-2010, 09:22 PM   #3
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If you're using CentOS, then you can just use yum for adding new packages. Try using
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yum install flash-plugin
and
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yum install acroread
. The Flash plugin and the reader are available in the rpmforge repository, which should be enabled by default on a CentOS installation.
 
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also "Acrobat reader " is not needed
you can use the installed "evince" it is part of Gnome

also you might want to read the CentOS wiki
http://wiki.centos.org/FrontPage
and the red hat RHEL documentation for the current 5.5 ( CentOS 6 is NOT out yet)
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/...erprise_Linux/
 
  


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