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This is an old revision of libflashplayer made by coolpup on 2012-08-26 06:44:56.


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Adobe Flash Player for Linux

Required for Flash video streaming:
  • 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/
  • re-start the Web browser

Dependencies: +bzip2,+cairo,+fontconfig,+freetype,+glib,+libnspr4,+libnss3,+libnssutil3,+pango,+pcre,+pixman,+libplc4,+libplds4,+libsmime3,+libssl3

N.B. Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to Flash Player 11.2 for Linux.


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/

Also on the Wiki
FlashExtractor - view and manipulate Flash files
Gnash - Alternative Flash Player

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