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 contents 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 through the step-by-step installation of Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu Linux.

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 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner

Update repositories and installing 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 Ubuntu system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Adobe website.

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