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How to install Flash Player on Ubuntu Linux?
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.

Install Flash Player 9 in Ubuntu

Preparing your system

First you need to install alien to convert .rpm to .deb package you can check here for complete details

First you need to download the .rpm file from here


Now you have flash-plugin- package convert this to .deb using the following command

sudo alien -k flash-plugin-

Outputlooks like below

Warning: Skipping conversion of scripts in package flash-plugin: postinst prerm
Warning: Use the --scripts parameter to include the scripts.
flash-plugin_9.0.31.0-release-1_i386.deb generated

Now you need to install this .deb package using the following command

sudo dpkg -i flash-plugin_9.0.31.0-release-1_i386.deb

Selecting previously deselected package flash-plugin.
(Reading database … 174973 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking flash-plugin (from flash-plugin_9.0.31.0-release-1_i386.deb) …
Setting up flash-plugin ( …

now flash player installation is completed.


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It is easy to install Flash Player on Ubuntu Linux. First, Download it from Internet and than you can install it into system. You can also install this flash player from Internet directly.

Hi.. i provides some installation steps here....

First, close running Firefox.

Open the terminal (shell prompt)
Install Flash Player For Ubuntu Linux

Type the following command to install flash player:

$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

Now flash player should be working. Visit youtube or any other site to view flash content.
Troubleshooting tip

Update: This issue only relevant to older Ubuntu Linux version such as 6.04.

Some people may find voice is not working with newly installed flash player. Type following commands to solve this problem (thanks to

$ sudo apt-get install alsa-oss
$ gksudo gedit /etc/firefox/firefoxrc

Find line that read as FIREFOX_DSP and set to:

Save and close the file.

Close Firefox and restart it again.

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Now it is very easy to Install Flash Player on Ubuntu 11.10. Now Installing Flash Player in Ubuntu Linux almost same to Install on Windows.

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