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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Pepper flash plugin is installed but doesn't work on chromium

I have Pepper Flash Plugin installed, but it doesn't work on chromium and still every webpage prompts to install Adobe flash. I removed and installed it again but nothing changed. I'm sure it's ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Software Center to stop trying to download a package on startup?

I downloaded some things (Wine was in there) to try and get Flash working (or Flash working for DRM stuff) based on directions I read on a website. It seemed to work (at least I can watch video from ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Fullscreen YouTube video crash

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. I was listening to this YouTube video: http://www.infinitelooper.com/?v=-tJYN-eG1zk&p=n When I decided to make it full screen, but it didn't want to go, so I very ...
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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
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FlashPlayer open source alternative

I would like to know if there is any working open source alternative to flash player. I tried the lightspark tool, but it doesn't work in Chromium (or maybe I didn't install it correctly?). I did: ...
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Ubuntu Chrome can't load official adobe flash player?

I'm currently using chrome 39.0.2171.99 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. But i have encoding and massy codes problem when flash contains Chinese words.(This only happens in chrome, firefox in my ubuntu works ...
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Flash works ugly

After updates last Friday (16.01.2015) I have started getting problems with all my browsers which use Adobe Flash player (Firefox, Midori etc). Videos from Youtube, Vimeo, etc. are playing "laggy" ...
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How to allow flash player to have controll over mic & cam

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm a big Karaoke fan and like to sing karaoke but the site I use for my karaoke uses flash player and ask me to let flash have control over my mic and cam and when I ...
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order the ...
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How can I update only the flash player for chromium when I have set the 'Automatically check for updates' as 'Never' ?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 today. I have installed only Chromium browser at it. As I don't want the different softwares in my operating system to get updated(as I want save my bandwidth), how can I ...
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How do I record stream with rtmpdump?

What I need is for somebody with experience in rtmpdump commands to translate how to use one of the streams. Here is how a stream info comes in provide list: <item> <title>TVR ...
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No sound in Chrome after conversion to Ubuntu 14.10

So I'm a complete and utter noob. Bear this in mind. I've converted back to Ubuntu after over a year of the misery that is windows 8. I'm running a tiny, craptastic Acer Aspire One, have downloaded ...
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I can't get flash installed on Chromium or FireFox

Now I have resorted to reseating the RAM. Did not help. I Had a major lock-up and the system would not reboot, so I had to re-install Ubuntu 14.04. I still can not get these browsers to work. I read ...
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Can you access an usb flash drive from terminal?

I have a big problem with one usb drive: I was copying something on it when for some strange reason, the power went out. I have no battery in my laptop so it immediately shut down. After my laptop ...
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My struggle with Adobe Flash EXE files as a new Ubuntu User

Okay, I'm new to using Ubuntu, but the only real problem I'm having, is not being able to open certain .exe files (while having WINE), due to Adobe Flash not being able to load. I have Adobe Flash ...
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FireFox in14.04 on a 32 bit mechine? It will not run any videos.

I have been fighting this for weeks it seems. Installing with the Software Centre fails. I had a command line last week that got Firefox to run most videos. But a major crash killed all my documents. ...
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Flash is not available in chrome browser

http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ - Flash is not available in chrome browser, even when the Update Manager mentions that the software is available. What should I do?
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My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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Acer Aspire One Ubuntu 14.04 Installing on flash drive instead of computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 onto my father's computer. I've tried it quite often but almost every time I get the live flash drive made and install it, it only boots with the flash drive in the ...
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flashplayer on Lubuntu 12.04

I have a very old computer which is running Lubuntu 12.04. I don't think it can be upgraded to 14.04 as it is non-pae. The Lubuntu software center does not provide any Adobe Flash Player installation. ...
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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How to install Gnash SWF player in ubuntu?

When I open cricinfo.com, there is a message "Additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page" in the left-top side of the webpage, and "install missing plugins" at the ...
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Can't write large files to flash drive

I`m having a problem copying files to any USB flash drive formatted in FAT32. Small files copy ok. But if I try to copy a large file (say 1GB) it starts to copy, the progress bar continues to grow ...
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Flash player 12+ in Firefox [duplicate]

The version of flash player installed in my ubuntu is 11.2.xxx Adobe says this is the last version they are going to produce for the Linux operating system and they're not going to release further ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox & Flash Plugin

I have a problem with Firefox and the Flash-player. My other problems I solved with success with uncle Google and a little bit of Ubuntu magazines. But now I am trying to solve this problem nearly 2 ...
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how do you update flash

Is there a simple way to update flash? firefox reports it is out of date and not safe.
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How to install standalone Adobe Flash Player on Trusty

I want to play a .swf file using a standalone Adobe Flash Player on Trusty. AFAIK I was able to install Adobe's standalone Flash Player under Precise. However, Trusty won 't let me install version 10 ...
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Can I make a boot drive with my desktop

I want to make a boot drive with all of the system files the same as the files on my desktop. I want to just plug it in and have it boot up with all my settings and files and everything running when I ...
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux (see "NOTICE" below), is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox? NOTICE! Flash no longer is supported for Linux EXCEPT as part of ...
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Standalone Flash Pepper on 14.04?

Is there a Standalone Flash Pepper version available out there? Or would it be possible to execute the chrome plugin without running chrome? Thanks :-)
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There isn’t a software package called `adobe-flashplugin` in your current software sources

I am trying to install the adobe-flashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. On Adobe's site I choose the "APT for Ubuntu 10.04+" option. It opens Ubuntu software Center, but it tells me There isn’t a software ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated in 14.04 but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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My 8Gb flash drive became a 2,3Mb one

I installed Ubuntu GNOME on my flash drive to re-install it on my computer and it didn't boot. That's okay, I fixed the problem now. But when I formatted my drive to remove the live cd, something ...
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flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
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how to download youtube videos without any software or extension?

I am trying to download youtube video and I find several software and extension which can done the job, but I was wondering is it possible to download youtube video without any software and extension ...
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Flash problem pepper flash

All was fine apart from Chrome flash crashing in and you tube saying install html5 flash. Firefox was fine. Now no flash works in anything. How do i un-install pepper flash? I'm just giving up on ...
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Firefox 34 - Black screen playing Adobe flash videos

After upgrading to Firefox 34, Flash videos stopped working. A black screen was presented, with no hint to the problem. Following these instructions and these other instructions, would prove futile. ...
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Flash player malfunction after upgrade to 14.04

I am missing or have a problem with flash player after upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. this is reported after i try to play a you tube aplication
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problem with Gnome and how to upgrade it

I have gnome 3.10.4 installed on Ubuntu 14.04 from software center. problem: when I click on full screen for video on youtube, I get a notification about it and when I click on it, the full screen of ...
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Cannot Play DRM-protected Flash on Ubuntu 14.10 (Amazon, HBO Go, XFINITY etc), even with Pepper Flash and HAL

Currently Using Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.10 beta (64-bit) Ubuntu 14.10 There was a time when I could watch streaming video on my computer, but at some point it seems I've lost that ability. ...
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How do I install Ubuntu from my flash drive? [duplicate]

I got a copy of Ubuntu on my flash drive, but how do I install it on my laptop? It's a Dell Latitude D420. It has an Intel core duo. I took it to have some repairs made and the technician installed ...
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Ubuntu on Flash USB rather than SSD: performance penalty when not r/w-intense use?

I plan to turn my fanless HTPC completely silent, exchanging the current HDD for a silent runner. All I expect to do with the machine is to run a media client (XBMC), streaming my media via a network ...
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Installed Flash plugin version 13 - video still not working

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 Utopic Unicorn and I updated the Flash plugin to version 13. I checked Firefox "add-ons" and visited http://tsn.ca and http://ufc.com. Both websites claimed that I ...
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Flash Plugins required [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded OS to 14.10 from 14.04. I am facing issue with Flash Plug-ins. My default browser is Chromium but i am not getting suitable plug-ins for this browser. I tried installing ...
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Screen flashing on install

im trying to install Ubuntu but when i boot and try to install from USB DVD drive the screen is flashing i can just about make out what it is asking me and i can install but even after boot up the ...
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i can't download adobe flash player [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04 and i need to download adobe flash player,but when i go to the main page on the bottom right corner on top of the download button it says "Note: Your antivirus software must allow ...
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Youtube causing black screen in chrome?

The issue started when I updated google chrome to the latest version; I'm not positive, but I think I went from version 31 to 38. When I go to youtube and click to play a video, the screen goes black ...
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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...
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Flash crashes and reboots computer

. Hi! and thanks for your help in advance. Recently I bought a laptop with an A8-6410B. I installed ubuntu 14.10 without issues but when using sites like youtube, the computer crashes and reboots by ...