LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-09-2015, 10:51 AM   #1
mike hatch
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2015
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
how to update adobe flash player for linux 17.2


I just installed linux 17.2 on my desktop and i need and update for adobe flash player thank you
 
Old 11-09-2015, 10:59 AM   #2
Demosa
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2013
Distribution: Fedora 25, RHEL7, RHCI stack
Posts: 38

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Linux 17.2.... Guessing you mean linux mint
Adobe flash player on linux stopped with version 11.2. Flash is currently on version 19, so we probably should install an alternative to flash.

Open a terminal and run the following
Code:
~]$ sudo apt-get update
~]$ sudo apt-get install lightspark browser-plugin-lightspark
 
Old 11-10-2015, 06:27 PM   #3
ardvark71
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Feb 2015
Location: Oregon, USA
Distribution: Lubuntu 14.04, Windows Vista
Posts: 6,279
Blog Entries: 3

Rep: Reputation: 836Reputation: 836Reputation: 836Reputation: 836Reputation: 836Reputation: 836Reputation: 836
Hi Mike...

I'm not sure if Lightspark can offer the level of content support that Flash Player can. As Demosa has mentioned, Adobe has stopped releasing versions of Flash Player for Linux beyond 11.2, so if you are looking for the most recent version, you will need to download and install Chrome (Google's web browser) which uses the most recent (probably 19) Pepper based version of Flash.

If you don't even have 11.2 installed, let us know and we can help you with that.

Regards...

Last edited by ardvark71; 11-10-2015 at 06:32 PM. Reason: Added information.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] I don't know how to update Adobe Flash Player in Xubuntu 15.04 Gregg Bell Linux - Software 9 07-18-2015 01:19 AM
LXer: Adobe Flash Player Linux x86_64 Update Coming LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 05-18-2011 04:40 AM
Update to New Adobe Flash for x86_64 - Flash Player "Square" Preview Release ChrisAbela Slackware 1 09-18-2010 05:08 PM
LXer: Adobe Finally Releases A New Adobe Flash Player 64bit - Yes, For Linux Too! LXer Syndicated Linux News 3 09-16-2010 09:20 AM
Security update available for Adobe Flash Player craigevil Linux - Security 1 08-12-2010 08:27 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration