How To Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on Ubuntu

Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, Adobe Flash player is an important plugin that allows our web browsers to play multimedia content like audio and video streaming, flash-based games, and other rich media stuff. Adobe Flash player is supported by different web browsers like IE ( Internet Explorer), Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera and can be installed on different operating systems like Windows, Linux/ UNIX, and Mac OS X, and Android.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu Linux.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on Ubuntu

Step 1. First of all, make sure that all packages are up to date.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 2. Installing Adobe Flash on Ubuntu

Now install the flash player for a 32-bit system using the below command:

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Now install the flash player for a 64-bit system using the below command:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following lines:

deb trusty partner
deb-src trusty partner

Update repositories and install the flash plugin:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin

Congratulations! You have successfully installed adobe flash player. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing adobe flash player 11.2 on the Ubuntu system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Adobe website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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