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 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 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 of Adobe Flash Player on a CentOS 8.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 8.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror 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 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 Adobe’s own
dnf repository to install Adobe Flash Player latest version:
sudo 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:
Congratulations! 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.