How to install Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 16

How to install Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 16

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is the standard for delivering high-impact, rich Web content. Designs, animation, and application user interfaces are deployed immediately across all browsers and platforms, attracting and engaging users with a rich Web experience. This guide will show you how to install Adobe flash on Ubuntu 16.

Step 1: Install adobe Flash on Ubuntu

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Suggested packages:
x-ttcidfont-conf ttf-bitstream-vera | ttf-dejavu ttf-xfree86-nonfree xfs
The following NEW packages will be installed:
flashplugin-installer
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 469 not upgraded.
Need to get 6,774 B of archives.
After this operation, 58.4 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse amd64 flashplugin-in staller amd64 11.2.202.616ubuntu1 [6,774 B]
Fetched 6,774 B in 0s (11.0 kB/s)
Preconfiguring packages …
Selecting previously unselected package flashplugin-installer.
(Reading database … 187783 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/flashplugin-installer_11.2.202.616ubuntu1_amd64.deb …
Unpacking flashplugin-installer (11.2.202.616ubuntu1) …
Processing triggers for update-notifier-common (3.166) …
flashplugin-installer: downloading http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_20160407.1.orig.tar.gz
Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_20160407.1.orig.tar.gz [27.0 MB]
Fetched 27.0 MB in 16s (1,598 kB/s)
W: Can’t drop privileges for downloading as file ‘/var/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloads/partial/adobe-flashplugin_20160407.1.orig.tar.gz’ couldn’t be accessed by user ‘_apt’. – pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)
Installing from local file /var/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloads/partial/adobe-flashplugin_20160407.1.orig.tar.gz
Flash Plugin installed.
Setting up flashplugin-installer (11.2.202.616ubuntu1) …
root@ubuntu:~#

Step 2: Dowload flash for web browser

root@ubuntu:~# wget https://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/11.2.202.577/install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
–2016-04-24 08:53:03– https://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/11.2.202.577/install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
Resolving fpdownload.adobe.com (fpdownload.adobe.com)… 184.85.113.19
Connecting to fpdownload.adobe.com (fpdownload.adobe.com)|184.85.113.19|:443… connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK
Length: 7279100 (6.9M) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: ‘install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz’

install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar 100%[==================================================================================>] 6.94M 1.47MB/s in 4.6s

2016-04-24 08:53:08 (1.52 MB/s) – ‘install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz’ saved [7279100/7279100]

root@ubuntu:~#

Step 3: Copy flash lib to  /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

root@ubuntu:~# tar -xvf install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
libflashplayer.so
readme.txt
LGPL/
LGPL/LGPL.txt
LGPL/notice.txt
usr/
usr/lib64/
usr/lib64/kde4/
usr/lib64/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so
usr/share/
usr/share/pixmaps/
usr/share/pixmaps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/kde4/
usr/share/kde4/services/
usr/share/kde4/services/kcm_adobe_flash_player.desktop
usr/share/icons/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24×24/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24×24/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/24×24/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48×48/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48×48/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/48×48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32×32/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32×32/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/32×32/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16×16/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16×16/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/16×16/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22×22/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22×22/apps/
usr/share/icons/hicolor/22×22/apps/flash-player-properties.png
usr/share/applications/
usr/share/applications/flash-player-properties.desktop
usr/bin/
usr/bin/flash-player-properties
usr/lib/
usr/lib/kde4/
usr/lib/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so
root@ubuntu:~# cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
root@ubuntu:~#

 

Step 4: Open browser and verify

flash_mozzila

 

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