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libflashplayer for Adobe Flash

Allow Flash applications to be run usually for a web browser. A typical examples include video streaming and games.

Install using either package, or GetFlash tool:

Package option
Via software package:
download the .tar.gz file
decompress it to extract its content:
tar xfv install_flash_player*.tar.gz

replace any existing file at /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
re-start the Web browser

GetFlash tool option
See GetFlash page. This tool downloads and install Flash.


Linux support

Flash version

for full functionality ensure that the Web browser's JavaScript setting is enabled:
SeaMonkey: Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Scripts & Plug-ins > Enable JavaScript for Browser
Opera: Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Content > Enable JavaScript
Firefox: Edit > Preferences > Content > Enable JavaScript

ldd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

Also on the Wiki
Chromium - allows later version of Flash than 11.2 on Puppy Linux
FlashExtractor - view and manipulate Flash files
Gnash - Alternative Flash Player

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