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How do I install Adobe Flash player?
Why does it always say “Requires Installation of Untrusted Packages” and not let me download?

I am new to this and could really use some help. I have tried looking online but I don't understand what I need to do to fix this. My knowledge is very basic. Help would be greatly appreciated.

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What is it that you want to fix?. –  Uri Herrera Apr 5 '12 at 3:29
    
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I have this same problem on my machine, but it happens when I try to install anything. The workaround I use is to install the application through the terminal instead. Open a terminal (ctrl + alt + T) and run the following command: sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer. Enter your password when prompted, then answer 'y' to the next two prompts. After the program downloads and installs flash player you can close the terminal. Hope that helps!

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Thank you, that did it. Where do you guys learn how to do stuff like that? I'm in a c++ class, but I'm still just a very basic beginnger. –  Stephan Apr 5 '12 at 13:27
    
Ah, this one was easy. 'sudo apt-get install ,'programname* is the way to install any program through the terminal. Take a Linux command line class, or find something on YouTube. –  William Apr 5 '12 at 13:37
    
Alright thanks, I'll def try to. Btw, I am having the same problem with installing eclipse. Is is the same easy fix? –  Stephan Apr 5 '12 at 14:54
    
Yep, sudo apt-get install eclipse. Same problem for me, don't know what causes it yet. –  William Apr 5 '12 at 15:48
    
Thank you very much. Hopefully one day I am good enough to help others as well. –  Stephan Apr 5 '12 at 16:31
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