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Install the flash plugin to view videos, animations and games

Adobe Flash Player is a plug-in that browsers such as Firefox can use to display various Flash content on the Internet. Flash is often used for animation, videos, and games.

If you visit a website that requires the Flash plug-in, but you do not have it, you will see the following note at the location of the expected content:

Follow the steps described below to install the latest version of the Flash plug-in.

  1. Go to the Adobe Flash Player download page and download the installer.
    Attention: Adobe's download page sometimes shows checkboxes for additional software ("Optional Offers") such as Google Chrome or McAfee Security Scan that are automatically enabled. Deselect this check box before you start the download, otherwise this (unwanted) software will also be installed on your computer when you install Flash.
  2. Close Firefox after the download is complete. Click the menu button and choose Quit. Click the Firefox menu at the top of the screen and choose Quit Firefox.
  3. Open the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions.
  1. Go to the Adobe Flash Player download page and download the installer.
  2. Click the menu button and choose Quit. Click the Firefox menu at the top of the screen and choose Quit Firefox.
  3. Open the downloaded file (e.g. install_flash_player_osx_intel.dmg).
  4. Open Adobe Flash Player.pkg in the Finder to start the installation. Then follow the installation instructions.

Via the package manager

Most Linux distributions can Flash through the package manager to be installed. These packages should always be installed in preference to downloading programs from websites and installing them manually. In the package manager (for Ubuntu version 9.10 or higher, for example, it is as Software center known) after flash or adobe.

Some distributions like Debian and Ubuntu offer to install Flash in Firefox too automatically when first encountered on a page that requires Flash. Then just follow the instructions to install Flash.

Download from Adobe.com

  1. Go to the Adobe Flash Player download page.
  2. Download the install_flash_player_ “Version” _linux. “Processor Type” .tar.gz file when prompted.
  3. Click the menu button and choose Quit. Click the Firefox menu at the top of the screen and choose Quit Firefox.
  4. Open the terminal (the Shell or console is called).

    • Unity like Ubuntu: Open the quick start (Dash home page). To do this, either click the Ubuntu icon in the Unity start menu or simply press the Windows / Super key. Type in the word “terminal” and then click on the icon that appears with the black screen below it.
    • GNOME like Fedora, Linux Mint: Open the Applications menu, select Accessories, then Terminal.
    • KDE as with Kubuntu, openSUSE, Knoppix: Open the application launcher at the bottom left of the screen. Enter in the field Search Type the command Terminal and then press Enter.
  5. Change to the directory in which you saved the downloaded file (e .g. cd / home / username / downloads).
  6. Unzip the libflashplayer.so file with the command tar -zxvf install_flash_player_ “Version” _linux. “Processor type” .tar.gz.
  7. Copy the file libflashplayer.so as superuser into the subdirectory plugins of the Firefox program directory. If z. B. Firefox is installed in the directory / usr / lib / mozilla, run the command sudo cp libflashplayer.so / usr / lib / mozilla / plugins then enter your superuser password when prompted.

The current version of the Flash plug-in runs faster and crashes less often. Check the Flash Player Help page to make sure your version of Flash is up to date. If you see there that you are using an outdated version of Flash, manually install the latest version as described above.

For more information on problems with the Flash plug-in, read the article Flash plug-in - keep up-to-date and fix problems and keep the plug-in up-to-date.


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