In this tutorial, we will show you how to install adobe flash player on Debian 9. 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, 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 the step-by-step installation of an adobe flash player on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 9 (Stretch).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Telnet.
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 Debian 9 Stretch
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Adobe Flash Player on Debian.
Add a canonical partner repository in your Debian system run the following command:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
Install Adobe Flash Player and Freshplayer Pepperflash plugin by typing the following commands:
sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
Step 3. Enable Adobe Flash Player Plugin.
You can enable Adobe Flash Player plugin by visiting their official website and then allow the Flash Player plugin from there:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed flash player. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing install adobe flash player on the Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Adobe website.