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 to flash Meizu MX4 ubuntu edition with another channel?

I tried to flash my just received Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition to the rc-proposed channel by using ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel ubuntu-touch/rc-proposed/meizu.en but I got the unable to enter ...
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Alternative to Flash Player for Firefox

I want to find an alternative to Flash for Mozilla Firefox. In Chromium I am using Pepper Flash which is great so I want to know if there is something similar for Firefox. I have found a lot of ...
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How do I open Unetbootin on my pc using Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Unetbootin on my pc. I want to install Puppy Linux on my usb flash drive. I cannot find Unetbootin on my pc. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the Chromium browser.
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Videos not being played due to flash plugin [duplicate]

When I use the starsports.com for videos , the videos do not start and they show an error saying Flash Player needs to be updated. I tried installing flash many ways like installing the Adobe flash ...
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Flash package outdated

when chacking (through synaptic), I am told that the lastest version of flashplugin-installer is 11.2.202.466ubuntu0.14.04.1 , but if I search http://packages.ubuntu.com I see that the lastest is 11....
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Latest Flash Player last for linux per Adobe. Any substitutes in the works?

Adobe announcement on the download site. "NOTE: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to Flash ...
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Installing Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Chrome on my system but instead of installing it says 'reinstall' and never actually opens or loads. This is also the case when I try to install Flash Player - I can see the ...
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Can't download flash player by terminal

When I tried to install the flash player plugin I got this error message: jerin@jerin-Lenovo-G50-70:~$ sudo apt-get install freshplayerplugin [sudo] password for jerin: E: Could not get lock /var/...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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Flash plugin of firefox under Linux [duplicate]

I come across a website that warn me to update the flash plugin, I did so, but it still won't play properly. I use Firefox 40 and Adobe Flash 11.2.202.468, which is the latest for Linux+Firefox ...
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Troubles installing Ubunto on a flash drive

I have a 128GB flash drive that I've been trying to boot Ubuntu onto. I formatted the drive to NTFS and followed these steps. It all works fine, almost. I can boot from the flash drive and it takes me ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on SD card EFI (Chuwi VI10)

I have bought a Chuwi VI10, very cheap chinese computer dual booting Windows 8.1 and Android. It runs InsydeH2O BIOS. I got rid of the Android stuff and decided I wanted to install Ubuntu on the SD-...
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Flash players not working on chromium

I have installed both Adobe flash player and Pepper flash player on Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't watch any Facebook videos on chromium. what might be the problem?
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Chromium: Bad HTML5/Flash Video Performance

Ok, so here I have 2 issues: 1 - Apparent vertical sync problem Here's a screenshot of the problem See that line? it looks like the next frame of the video, as if it's out of sync. You can notice ...
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I cannot run Windows without connecting the flash drive in which linux was installed

I've installed Linux into my flashdrive from another flash drive while windows 7 is running. When I start up my computer with the flash drive in which linux installed , it appears 4 options ( Linux, ...
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Flash Projector wont open .swf's only black screen

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I want to be able to run .swf's file's (A game called Realm of the mad god) I use Wine to open the flash projector and then run the .swf. I get a black screen with audio. ...
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How do I get Adobe Flash Player installed on Ubuntu Linux? [duplicate]

I have been having trouble with this. My computer in Ubuntu Linux and I know it's Ubuntu 13.0 something or higher. I've tried installing flash player and it gives me this error message "There isn’t a ...
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low Sound volume on flash but normal in soundcloud. #Chrome

I have an odd issue ^^ I have a low volume on the flash player (zb. Youtube) on chrome. But a completely normal one on some online radio like soundcloud. The volume is setted to max. but is still ...
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Chromium Won't Play Youtube Videos Past the Ads

I use Ubuntu 14.04, and I installed Chromium from the software center.My problem is on YouTube, when an ad plays that i cannot skip, once the ad is over it just freezes on the last frame of said ad. ...
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Flash plugin doesn't appear in Opera

I use Opera, I have the latest version, and I just installed flash, it says to go to the Plugins menu and click 'Enable', however there is no Flash plugin on the PLugins menu. I found some answers ...
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Can you place a fullscreen YouTube video in one monitor and search in the other?

All right, I have two monitors and suddenly I feel the need to have a video playing (any kind but preferably YouTube videos) in one monitor while selecting what song is going to play next in other ...
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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 ...