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Old 10-20-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
Volatile474
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Kubuntu Cannot install adobe flash


Hello, brand new to Linux, just got the desktop running and am trying to update the adobe flash player. When I go to adobe webside it does not install the player.
Any help appreciated.
Thanks!
 
Old 10-20-2012, 09:55 PM   #2
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The Adobe website will not install the flash player for you. It will offer you files to download for you to install.

Here's what I normally do; these instructions work with any distro, regardless of package format:

Download the *.tar.gz file.

Decompress it.

Enter the directory created when the file was decompressed.

As root, copy libflashplayer.so to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (or the appropriate target directory).

Restart the browser.

Good luck.
 
Old 10-20-2012, 10:04 PM   #3
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Thanks Frank! All works now. Appreciate it!
 
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