Flash Players and Flash in general (the format etc). Use this tag if you have trouble enabling or installing Flash in ubuntu.

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How do i get permission to edit freedesktop.org.xml?

I'm relatively new to using Ubuntu and I just recently upgraded to 14.04 LTS and as of the upgrade I can no longer run locally saved .swf files in my browser. I did some googling for the answer and ...
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Get Flash 15 on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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Can't get flash to work [duplicate]

I feel like I have tried everything, but I also have no idea what I'm doing, so I hope you guys can help me out. I have installed Ubuntu Restricted Extras from the Software center. Shockwave Flash ...
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constantly receives an error about flashplugin-installer

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1. From the day that which i have installed it, there has been an error message of the following type appears: failure to download extra data files the following ...
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What kind of access flash has to our systems?

It seems like there is major security issue found in flash every other week or so. There was another one just yesterday. This and being closed source, I can't help but wonder, what kind of access it ...
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My flashplugin doesn't work on firefox

I have ubuntu 14.04. I'm using firefox to browse the web and it worked properly but just a few days ago after I used sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get update it keeps telling me to install ...
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How to get a direct download of alternative flash player for Ubuntu (Adobe page launches Ubuntu Software Centre which reports 'file not found')

To be frank, this page is useless: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Clicking download causes Ubuntu Software Centre to be launched which reports file not found. Frustrating. So how ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Fullscreen Problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system! The problem is that whenever I put a Flash Player type video full-screen on my second screen, and click away from it on my first screen, it ...
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Adobe Flash Player not detected on Chromium for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Chromium for Ubuntu and it's telling me I need to install Adobe Flash Player (AFP) when I go to play a certain video by directing me to Adobe's website. I have AFP installed via Ubuntu ...
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Can I install Ubuntu onto a USB flash drive using the SAME flash drive?

When you make a USB bootable with Ubuntu, it usually offers to either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install" into the hard drive. "Try Ubuntu" doesn't really save changes or treat the USB like a hard drive of its ...
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USB flash drive seemingly fubar

I have encountered a problem, that I have never before encountered. I have a Nashua 8GB USB flash drive that I have formatted for different purposes many times. Recently I wanted to format it to NTFS ...
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Carnegie learning on Ubuntu (chromebook)

I recently invested in a Chromebook, little did I realize it wouldn't run a crucial program my online school uses. So, I installed Ubuntu so I can toggle between the two via keyboard. The Ubuntu ...
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How to: record adobe flash video (be-at.tv)

Problem: I don't know how to download this video that is being broadcasted by be-at.tv here: http://www.be-at.tv/brands/cavo-paradiso/r3hab/r3hab. What I Need Find the url of the video. Download ...
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Chrome crash when trying to see a Youtube video using Adobe Flash [closed]

Every time I visit Youtube on Chrome the page crashes, not just that Flash player has crashed message, the whole page crashes and says nothing about what the problem was caused by. I have Chrome ...
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Can't get Flash Player, no app to use for download

I have tried to follow all the instruction given in other answers, but when I try to download Flash Player, I get a message to choose app to use for download. I can't find the one people say to use. ...
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flashplugin installer works for firefox but not chromium-browser [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu precise (12.04.5 LTS) and I do have flashplugin-installer installed. When I click on flash videos in chromium-browser I get "An error occurred, please try again later". In firefox they ...
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Flash plugin in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit, my Firefox browser is asking to upgrade flash player 11.2 or greater. Default Firefox plugin installer utility is not being able to search ...
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Ubuntu Flash only working on youtube

There are lots of question on this topic, but my problem is little bit weird. I don't know whether other people are facing same issue. I have ubuntu 14.04 freshly installed. I installed flash player, ...
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Adobe flash player installation on 12.04

Hiiii, Please let me how to install adobe flash player plugin on Ubuntu 12.04 from command prompt. Have already tried these below steps without any success. sudo apt-get install ...
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Regarding sites that require newest version of “flash”

I am new to Linux. Please forgive my ignorance. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 So far i like it, although there is a learning curve. However I am having an issue with one particular video site that I ...
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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Flash-plugin — Canonical's stance ? Questions [closed]

I would like to find out or be pointed to Ubuntu's official policy regarding flash-plugins especially since Adobe will not support (is not supporting) future upgrades to this product. I have perused ...
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Flash for Ubuntu ARM?

How would I get flash to work on Ubuntu 12.04 on an ARMv7 processor Chromebook? If there is no direct method then would it be possible for me to some how use the Chromebooks built in flash player on ...
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Firefox asks to install flash, then plugin finder says “no suitable plugins were found.”

Every time I visit a site that contains a Flash object, the Firefox plugin finder asks me to install Flash, but when I click to install it, it reports that "No suitable plugins were found." I know I ...
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flashplayer not working in Chromium

I am using Chromium Version 36.0.1985.125 on Ubuntu 12.04 . My flashplayer is working just fine in Firefox, but it is not working in chromium. I get the message "flashplayer upgrade required" when I ...
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Website video slow/choppy; somehow fixed it briefly on Chrome (but not on Firefox), but problem resumed on restart

Watching video content on any website (youtube, news sites, TV sites etc) the picture is slow/choppy, not at all smooth. The sound is fine. I'm mainly using Chrome, which has the latest Flash enabled. ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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Download failed in youtube-dl

My youtube-dl was working fine but when I tried to download videos after certain times it just stopped working. It just showed the prompt sign in the next line. I tried to use all the uninstall ...
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how to install ubuntu from a flash drive?

I asked this in a less than clear way before. Sorry about that. I have read around a bit but nothing seems clear to me or stands out as a how to do this. So I am looking for a how to. this how to ...
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Chromium-browser doesn't see adobe flash after 33 to 36 update [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 After Chromium update from standard repos flash doesn't works in Chromium. Flash is installed in the system, and Firefox can use it. How can I restore flash functionality in ...
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Some Youtube videos won't play in Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and Chromium 36.0.1985.125. I'm finding that some YouTube videos give me the error: The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback. But most other videos work ...
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lubuntu-Can't watch videos/movies-choppy framerate

I am running lubuntu 14.04 on my acer aspire one za3 netbook. Although I have flash player installed, I cannot watch videos on youtube. I can only watch some frames and listen to certain parts of the ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Fullscreen Flash Video breaks in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.1 in FireFox

I've ran into an issue that completely breaks Video in FireFox version 31. On the Gaming Live Stream Platform Twitch.TV for example, I can full screen the video one time, then close it back to ...
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Chromium and flash plugin problem? [duplicate]

I've already installed flash plugin using sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer. Flash plugin is working on firefox browser, but chromium still asks for me to install flush plugin.
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Put crossdomain.xml into icecast2 webroot

I'm trying to put a crossdomain.xml file inside icecast2 web root to be able to access by the flash player http://mydomain.com:8000/crossdomain.xml I'm frustrated now. Tried everything possible but ...
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How do I fix this issue (webcam not working)

I have a problem with my webcam working in browser, I tried Firefox and chromium first. When I go to the flash plugin setting ...
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Flash (peperflash) on Chrome in 14.04 LTS not working

Since I updated to 14.04 LTS I haven't been able to get flash to work on Chrome, it works just fine in Firefox and Chromium but in Chrome videos are really laggy to the point the browser just freezes ...
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Embedded youtube video not working

As the title says, embedded videos are not working. I can however play youtube videos from the youtube site. I have a recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 with all the updates using the latest versions of ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Adobe Flash

I downloaded Adobe Flash and VLC media player, into new Ubuntu. Now all videos look like ''test cards'' or colored silhouettes.
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Flash Player installed with update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree is not working on YouTube on Chromium

I was following the instructions on this page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Flash . I run this in the terminal: sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install and I get this output: ...
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Error flash player firefox [duplicate]

I installed flash player in ubuntu 14.04 but when I open firefox I see the message failed to start libpepflashplayer.so in any videos. failed to start "libpepflashplayer.so" How can I solve this?
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Firefox/Rekonq cannot load audio on soundcloud and bandcamp

I run kubuntu 14.04 and cannot listen to audio files from soundcloud or bandcamp. f.ex grooveshark or youtube work just fine. I already installed the newest version of flashplugin-installer. When I ...
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USB turn write protection off forced

I have a USB-flash device (SanDisk SDCZ33 BM120423519D) with no hardware switch, which is stuck in readonly mode: # hdparm /dev/sdf /dev/sdf: SG_IO: bad/missing sense data, sb[]: 70 00 05 00 00 00 ...
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Adding contrib non-free in ubuntu repository for installing flash plugins

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have problem of plugins in my browser... I know if I add contrib non-free at the end of each repository in debian and then do: update-flashplugin-nonfree --install ...
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Last.fm webapp needs flash for playing. Ubuntu default webbrowser doesn't seem to support flash [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the last.fm webapp but it says that flash needs to be installed. I have installed the flash player and it works from Firefox & Chromium. Any ideas on why the new default Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu flash drive won't boot [duplicate]

Hi I have tried download Xubuntu linux off of a live flash drive and have not been able to do it. I used unetbootin to make my live flash drive. I have a 2GB Memorex 0058 Travel Drive. I have a ...
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Unable to play FIFA videos, StarSports Videos on Firefox 30 (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit)

I am using FF 30 on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed flash and youtube is working fine. However some videos from some sites aren't playing - Foot ball videos (FIFA) and Cricket videos (Starsports) etc. Just ...
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YouTube not playing

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. My Youtube isn't playing since three days. I upgraded the system. Re-installed Ubuntu restricted extras package. Still not working. It's not working with any browser... I ...
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...