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.