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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What's the state of hardware accelerated HTML5 video on Ubuntu?

Flash hardware acceleration never really worked in Linux due to various APIs (VDPAU, VA API, and what not), buggy drivers, and end-of support from Adobe for Flash on Linux. Recently several sites, ...
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Flash plug-in for Pandora shortcut

Went to the Pandora website to listen to music and it wanted to install a quick link. Thought it was a great idea so I did. But now when I click on the button to launch it, it asks for the updated ...
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I cant watch YouTube videos on Firefox in Lubuntu 13.10 [closed]

If I try to watch video's or play games online, websites tell me that I don't have flash player installed. When I try to install flash using the command line : sudo apt-get install flashplugin-...
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Ubuntu doesnt play any online video sites such as youtube, spotify

Whenever i click 'Suspend' and my laptop sleeps, upon reboot, all online streaming sites such as youtube, spotify, videos can load but will not play. What can be the issue? Pls suggest solutions. I ...
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Using flash player i.e. watching a video in fullscreen (Mozilla), freezes computer

this has happened to me twice now, today and yesterday. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (some time ago) 64bit and I use noscript in Firefox. I was watching youtube not in fullscreen and my screen ...
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How do I get Adobe Flash functional in Superbird browser in Xubuntu 15.04, 64-bit?

Note: This is one of those cases where I answer my own question (it's purposeful). Don't let that stop you from answering, though, if you have a better or alternative solution. How do I get the Adobe ...
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My Dell Laptop with Ubantu is not booting

I don't have boot dvd/flash drive. I have a desk top with XP SP3; i have down loaded a USB installer to make boot USB but net Ubantu iso. How to down load this iso file and make the boot USB?
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HTML5 as default for video in Firefox (and banishing flash!)

New install of Ubuntu 15.04 (on an otherwise fully functioning dell XPS 13 9343). I've been having difficulty getting HTML5 video to play on Firefox. My test case is Plex and Youtube, both of which ...
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Videos stop playing after i suspend or there is an automatic suspend of the system

I have ubuntu 14.04. This has been happening for a while. While i suspend the system or there is an automatic suspension and i try to resume the vidoes, the videos don't play. The loading bar for the ...
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Youtube page and videos are not displaying properly

YouTube page is not displaying properly I am new user to n ubuntu just installed 15.04 a month ago. it was working fine till 15 days but now youtube is showing properly i have downloaded ubuntu ...
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Can't flash recovery image

I'm working about a month now on turning my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Android edition into an Ubuntu Edition. unfortunatly I always get this error: 2015/04/25 14:35:20 Device is |krillin| 2015/04/25 ...
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Is there a good alternative to Adobe Flash on Linux that's not a CPU hog?

My CPU stays on 100 and sometimes drops to the high 90s when I'm using flash for Chrome and Firefox isn't much lower. I disabled the Pepper flash and enable hardware acceleration in Chrome://flags and ...
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Instructions to install pepper flash on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Can anyone show the way to do this step-wise instead of all in one paragraph?
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Windows flash player

I have a game that requires windows flash for Firefox to play, I installed flash for Firefox 17 but when I check version it says Linux 11 still and game cant detect it so how can I get the game to ...
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Regarding installing adobe flash player for ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 . I wanted to install Adobe Flash Player. However the software centre shows that no such apt file is available. Upon checking online , the versions available are only up to 13....
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My software sources are selected as ubuntu old version 12.something while installing adobe reader [duplicate]

My software sources are selected to an old version of ubuntu while installing the adobe reader and im using ubuntu 14.04 LTS.now i am getting a notification in the above system tray that says "The ...
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How to disable “extra packages can be installed” popup in Kubuntu 15.04?

Kubuntu 15.04 shows a notification (and a taskbar icon) on each boot, after the log in, offering me to install extra packages, specifically flash, and I really don't want to install it. I've pressed "...
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Adobe flash plugin 17

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest upgrade 14.04 is not working in my system. I need to install the latest Adobe Flash Player 17 plugin, but it only allows me to install up to ...
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Problems with video and playback on 4K monitor and R9 R270 AMD. Ubuntu 14.04

For a number of years I have happily used Ubuntu. However,I am having all sorts of problems now since I upgraded my video card and monitor. My monitor is a Benq 4k monitor, but I decided to upgrade my ...
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How do I download videos off youtube that won't download with downloadhelper?

Some videos on youtube wont download with the downloadhelper add-on I'd like to know a downloader in the add-ons that is able to grab ALL youtube videos preferably not one that needs to be installed ...
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Can't use ubuntu-device-flash [duplicate]

Whenever I use ubuntu-device-flash on my BQ Aquaris e4.5 I get this: root@finlay-afr:/home/finlay# ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/stable/bq-aquaris.en --bootstrap 2015/04/25 10:40:...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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New HBO Nordic won't play

Am I the only one who can't get HBO Nordic to work after it changed to flash? The flash player loads and seems fine, but the video never appears. There are a lot of solutions for the old player, ...
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Unable to access Flash global settings

When I try to use a Flash application, it gives me the dialog asking for more local storage. When I tried to use the Global settings as suggested here and in numerous other places, it tells me "This ...
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where is Adobe Flash Prefrences?

I use Mate, on both debian and Ubuntu, periodically I like to use a video chat website that uses flash. I find that if the site doesn't have permissions to flash camera and mic setting prior to ...
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Recover Flash Drive Files

I need to recover files off my 16gb Lexar flash drive. The pcb does not appear damaged in any way so I'm hoping recovery can be done. When I plug the usb into a Windows machine, it recognizes it as ...
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How to install adobe flash for Chromium

is there any way to install adobe flash player for chromium, so that I will be able to use chromium properly? thanks
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Flash no longer working in firefox

I've never posted here before but I've been unable to find any solutions online so I thought I would ask. I have a desktop and a laptop, both running ubuntu 14.10. I first noticed that youtube videos ...
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Flash player for Chrome or Chromium browsers on Ubuntu 12.04

I have checked many threads, but could not find a solution. I want to use Chrome or Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Adobe Flash plugin from the Ubuntu Software Center, but it only works for ...
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Shockwave Flash 17.0 for Linux

When I first installed Ubuntu more then year ago, I also installed Shockwave Flash plugin and its automatic updater. Then I learned (as many newbies did) that Adobe does not updating it after version ...
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Unable to install ubuntu-device-flash in 14.04

I have problem with this command: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-device-flash Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to download streaming flash videos?

I am acquainted with Firefox extensions like VideoDownloadHeper, DownThemAll etc. and also other command line tools like youtube-dl for downloading flash videos from popular sites like Youtude,...
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How to automount cardreader on startup?

I have SD cardreader in my netbook, and it is not automatically mounted on startup. If I disable default settings in gnome-disks and check mount automatically, I will get error Error mounting system-...
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Facebook's flash game Marvel Avengers randomly rebooting my comp

I have Kuubntu 14.10 installed on my computer. It works perfectly, but if I launch Marvel Avengers games from Facebook, the game randomly reboots my computer without any warning. Does anyone has ...
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Youtube doesn't stream videos when accessed from the Youtube portal

I've been facing a strange problem with the flash/youtube. Firstly, I noticed that I wasn't able to stream videos other than the 360p, so I tried to fix it, installing the PepperFlash, like is told ...
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I want to install Unbuntu on another laptop using a flash drive and a Mac

I have a macbook running 10.6.8. I want to get Unbuntu onto my 32 gig flash drive and then install it onto another laptop. I can only do it with a flash drive because the laptop's disc drive is broken....
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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Trouble booting Ubuntu from flash drive on a PC with no so [duplicate]

So, the story is that I had Ubuntu installed on my PC, but then accidentally reformatted the drive it was on thinking I was reformatting a different USB instead. Now, when I boot my computer, I am ...
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restoring ubuntu after a failed flash player plugin update

Last night I as trying to update the flash player plugin, by following the steps from here. sudo apt-get install firefox ubuntu-restricted-extras Because the connection was slow and I was ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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choppy sound on youtube

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus X75VD. Everything works just fine except for these little sound chops I get whenever I watch a Youtube video in Firefox or in Chrome. Video and sound ...
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Firefox/flash loads new page and finally halts (on yt eg)

This is a rather simple problem, but it annoys me since some time. I'm using Firefox 35.0.01 on Ubuntu 14.10 and sometimes, when I open a new tab mainly on youtube, Firefox starts loading the page, ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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Removed operating system blank screen with flashing underscore

I recently used DBAN boot and nuke to completely wipe a PC I was planning on giving away. I now want to install Ubuntu on it before I hand it over. I've wrote the iso to a usb however when I set the ...
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flash player plugin 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440 update [duplicate]

How do I install flash player 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440? Using Ubuntu 12.04. This is my wife's computer, and she just told me she can't see any videos using Flash Player. Message says She needs ...
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How to boot from USB containing full ubuntu installation on a MacBook

I know this question has been answered earlier, but none of the answers were clear enough for a newbie in Ubuntu. So the problem is I have installed Ubuntu on a flash drive, using another flash drive, ...
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How to make Firefox run Adobe Flash even when it's outdated?

I use http://onlineclock.net/ in order to wake up in the mornings. It is absolutely vital to me that this site work correctly. My phone alarm simply does not wake me up. If this site does not work ...
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adobe flash player update

I have been trying to figure out how to update the Adobe Flash player for Ubuntu 12.04. I am using Firefox 35 as a browser. I have tried to simply download the tar.gz file from the Adobe site, but ...
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can't watch flash content on ubuntu14.10

I am trying to watch Starz over the INTERNET on my laptop. Keep getting error message telling I need at least Adobe flash player v11.8. I have searched and searched, seems to be no such thing exists. ...
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USB ports will not recognize flash drive

I have a little problem with a customer's Ubuntu. USB ports won't work, but if I restart the computer, the light on the flash drive starts blinking and I can mount the flash drive. As you can see ...