In this tutorial we will show you how to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Adobe Flash player is important plugin that allows our web browsers to play multimedia contents like audio and videos 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 system like Windows , Linux/ UNIX and MacOS 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 Adobe Flash Player on a CentOS 8 server.
Install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8
Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Adobe Flash Player on CentOS.
First, add the following Adobe repository for Flash Player based on your CentOS system:
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
Next, we need to run the following command to update the Adobe’s own dnf repository to install Adobe Flash Player latest version:
dnf install flash-plugin alsa-plugins-pulseaudio libcurl
Step 3. Enable Adobe Flash Player Plugin.
You can enable Adobe Flash Player plugin by visiting their official website and then allow Flash Player plugin from there:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed flash player. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing install adobe flash on CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Adobe website.