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Im trying to update my Adobe to be able to be able to play games, watch youtube etc etc.

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Welcome to AskUbuntu! You may want to specify which version of Ubuntu you are running (11.10, 12.04, 12.10 etc.) –  Oyibo Jan 1 '13 at 7:44
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You go and download Google Chrome to have the "latest" Flash available. Adobe will not release a new version of Flash (on any platform, add to that the lack of support for Linux), but it will continue to release security updates.

You can also try the free implementations of Flash. Lightspark or Gnash. If you do not want to use Chrome and prefer Firefox for instance, you can install the package flashplugin-installer.

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Excellent alternatives. This is why I love Linux. –  Geppettvs D'Constanzo Jun 21 '13 at 16:32
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@GeppettvsD'Constanzo what alternatives? Installing closed source shit or things like gnash that do not work? @UriHerrera Suggesting to install the flashplugin-installer is not answering the question and is not magically update flash after adobe stops supporting flash. I think adobe is pathetic and I will never install chrome. I hope all video sites go HTML5 only soon so there is no need for adobes crap. –  redanimalwar Feb 5 at 11:48
    
Well, I said "Excellent alternatives", not: "Excellent FREE AND OPEN SOURCE Alternatives". I am sorry if this doesn't fit what you expect for an "alternative" but it is yet good for me. And it seems that we are -at least- 7 people who find this useful. Good luck and have a nice day. :) –  Geppettvs D'Constanzo Feb 6 at 14:15
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