How To Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on CentOS

Install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on CentOS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 on your CentOS. For those of you who didn’t know, Adobe Flash Player is very useful for watching videos in a web browser online. Without a flash player, most of the videos will not play in your browser.

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. Follow the guide on how to install the latest version of adobe flash player 11.2 on your CentOS using Adobe’s own YUM repository.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS Linux.
  • 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 CentOS

Step 1. Install Adobe YUM Repository RPM package.

First, add the following Adobe repository for Flash Player based on your CentOS system:

## Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 ##
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
## Adobe Repository 64-bit x86_64 ##
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

Step 2. Update Repositories.

Next, we need to run the following command to update Adobe’s own YUM repository to install Adobe Flash Player latest version:

yum check-update

Step 3. Start to install Adobe Flash Player 11.2 and dependency packages using yum command.

Now run the following command to install the latest version of Flash Plugin on your Linux system:

yum install flash-plugin nspluginwrapper alsa-plugins-pulseaudio libcurl

Step 4. Verify that the Flash Player Plugin is working, issue the following command.

[root@idroot ~]# rpm -qa | grep flash

That’s all for now, enjoy playing games and watching streaming videos on your browser using Flash Player on systems.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Adobe Flash Player. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Adobe Flash Player on the CentOS 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 idroot.us, 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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