How To Install Adobe Flash Player on Debian 9 Stretch

Install Adobe Flash Player on Debian 9 Stretch

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 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 a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.

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 canonical partner repository in your Debian system run following command:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"

Install Adobe Flash Player and Freshplayer Pepperflash plugin 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 Flash Player plugin from there:

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html

Congratulations! You have successfully installed flash player. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing install adobe flash player on Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Adobe website.

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