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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High CPU usage while playing Flash and using Jupiter

Hi guys from what I see by Googling around it's a common problem but somehow all the threads I've seen end in "Oooo Flash is terrible" and the post dies there. I'm experiencing a very high CPU usage ...
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Adobe Flash Player Installation Fails

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. The Firefox error message says "A plugin is needed to display this content: Adobe Flash Player Installer" So I install it. Then it says "Installed - restart FireFox" I ...
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Not able to play youtube videos - Failed to load “libpepflashplayer.so”

I am getting the following errors when I play a YouTube video: Failed to load "libpepflashplayer.so" Freswrapper is a translation layer which needs PPAPI plugin backend. Ensure your system have "...
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I want to know best flash tool name for Samsung mobile root [on hold]

I want to root my Samsung mobile.Already,I am using sp flash tool but no work.My running Os Ubuntu 16.04
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04: Videos refusing to go fullscreen and freeze on Firefox

In Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04, just upgraded from 13.10, I can't make any video full screen without issues. When I tried it usual do this: video freezes, and sometimes you can hear the audio, but not ...
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All of my USB flash drives are read only

All of my USB flash drives are in read only when I connect to my computer. I'm just trying to put a few files from my computer onto a flash drive. I have done this before successfully but no matter ...
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Ubuntu on a flashdrive [on hold]

I am an experienced Windows and Chrome user, and I paid a computer shop to put Ubuntu on a flash drive for me. It runs well on my Windows desktop, but I cannot save the programs I download. Is there a ...
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How do I get WatchESPN to work?

I've tried Chromium, Chrome, and Firefox. I've tried various flash players (including Adobe Flash). I'm logged in through my cable provide. Still, no dice. I see some very old posts about ...
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Ubuntu suddenly broke audio, apt-get and flash

I was using my computer normally until I noticed something wasn't right and I rebooted it. Then I couldn't browse webs with flash with chrome, couldn't load an HTML5 video from youtube. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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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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Flashplayer 11.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I've visited pretty much every webpage that exists on the internet about how to install canonical Flashplayers. Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Adobe Flashplayer 11.2 but that is not ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Xfinity tv not using pipelight flash

I have ubuntu 14.04 with pipelight installed. When I try to watch videos on xfinitytv.comcast.net, it says i'm using flash 11.2. When I go to the adobe site, it tells me I'm using 15. Why do some ...
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I cannot watch streaming video with firefox 47.0 on 14.04

I am able to use Firefox to watch videos on some sites such as Youtube or Dailymotion (perhaps these are HTML5?) but I cannot watch video or listen to streaming audio on sites such as cnn.com, cbc.ca ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 complaining about flash-plugin installer

A few days ago I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 (yes, I've waited a long time before doing this...). Somehow since the upgrade Kubuntu has started reminding me that there's problem ...
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Adobe Reader doesn't show .flv files. Ubuntu 14.04

I created a .flv file and have inserted in a beamer presentation. My problem is that as I understand to view pdf files with video I use adobe reader. No problem to install, but when I try to watch the ...
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Write data to USB flash drive directly (write-around)

is it possible to enable writing data directly to flash drive only when it have defined by me in udev-rules by ATTRS{idVendor}? I made rule for this flash in /etc/udev/rules.d/: KERNEL=="sd?[0-9]", ...
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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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What Flash version does my Firefox 42 on 15.10 run? 19.0.0.226 or 13.1.2

I use Firefox 42.0 on Ubuntu 15.10 and have only browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash that provides the Adobe Flashplayer Plugin installed. $ dpkg -l | grep flash ii browser-plugin-freshplayer-...
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YouTube annotations not working on Firefox 33.0 (Kubuntu 14.10)

After updating my Kubuntu to 14.10, I can not see the video annotations on YouTube videos. I tried to turn off Flash Player, but the annotations does not work neither in the HTML5 player. Any ideas? ...
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How to watch videos in Amazon Prime Instant Video?

Today I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. I am not able to watch any videos in Amazon Prime Instant Video. I am getting this message: An error occurred and your player could not be updated....
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Very busy and overheated CPU while playing flash games

I have a very strange problem - when I play any basic browser flash game, CPU goes literally mad, it becomes very busy and overheated. I tried different browsers - did not help I tried playing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - there is no new flash player in repo [duplicate]

I use ubuntun 14.04. A few days ago my browser again started to say that flash plugin is old. I, as usually did: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer However, I got: ...
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Can not watch any videos on Youtube using Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to solve this issue but no luck so far. I tried two of these link1 and link2links out of many. I also manually installed the flash from Adobe here but no luck. I can hear only the ...
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Using flash player on a 32-bit machine

This is kind of two problems bundled together. I'll focus on only one and I'll try to be as specific as possible: I don't have flash player installed on Firefox, I started looking and it turns out ...
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Flash installation issue Kubuntu 16.04

Every time I startup or reboot my PC I get the following notification that flash needs to be installed : When I say "Ok" it starts the installation procedure but it stops and gives me the following ...
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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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Pipelight flash plugin installation doesnt work with 16.04

I have recently installed 16.04 as a replacement for a 14.04. Reinstalling flash plugin with pipelight, I have followed the french ubuntu page for installing pipelight. Everything seems to work fine ...
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Is it possible to install Flash on Aquaris M10 tablet?

I would like to watch videos on bbc.co.uk/news and this currently requires Flash. A the moment Firefox does not work well on the tablet (the touch keyboard does not come up so can't search) but I'm ...
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Is the Flash plugin on Chrome safer than Firefox?

I was always very happy with Firefox and never felt the need to change to Chrome. But Adobe has stopped supporting Flash on Linux and Google has taken over this task. Though Google only supports its ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox: YouTube works, EarthCam.com doesn't

Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox Youtube - perfect, everything goes well. EarthCam.com - doesn't work. It seems like stop downloading page at the moment of start downloading flash. Some other pages with flashes ...
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How to use Soundcloud in tor-browser? it need flash-player!

I am in Iran and have to use tor-browser in my Ubuntu 14.04. But it has a problem with flash-player in "Soundcloud". I installed many flash-player add-ons on it. but it not helped me and site say to ...
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Twitch.tv does not work, Lubuntu 16.04

I started playing around with the Lubuntu I managed to install yesterday. Everything is great so far, but I ran into one problem. Twitch.tv does not work (in Mozilla Firefox). The player is black, ...
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Can't compile programs on flash drive

I have mounted my flash drive to a new mount point inside my home folder. However, when I still try to compile my .cpp file, it tells me permission denied. How can I fix this? 1) In GParted, my flash ...
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SOLVED chromium videos show black screen, only audio no visual content of videos

I am using ubuntu 16.04. After I run following commands, chromium starts, I make surf without any problem, but it is not showing video content anymore, only audio. sudo apt-get install upgrade ...
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Flash plugin for Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

The flash player plugin has stopped working in Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04 .I cant find pepper flash for chromium either ,certain music sites require flash so are now not use-able.
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Mounting Flash Drive to Compile C++ Programs

I am very new to Linux, and thus have very noob questions. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my hard disk. However, my biggest issue is with flash drives. I have all of my .cpp files on ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - 15.10 Pepper Flash CPU overload (8 core maxed out !)

Since 15.04 - 15.10 (both has the same issue) using Pepper Flash with Chrome or Firefox leads to CPU overload. Firefox is more problematic as it does not thread things, thus leading to very laggy ...
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My computer won't boot after trying to mount a Flash drive

I'm a beginner, I'v just installed ubuntu on my computer The problem is that I plugged my flash drive but nothing happened and it didn't appear in the launcher, I read online and then found that I ...
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Problem flashing Ubuntu Touch Firmware on Aquaris M10 (frieza)

I have the new bq Aquaris M10 tablet. The device was recognized by my Linux machine using adb devices. I tried making my filesystem writable using phablet-config writable-image. Well, this turned ...
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flash plugin error for streaming website

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and installed flash plugin. But when I went to live streaming website the result is like in the image. So tell me how to fix this issue as I am new to the ...
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Update flash player for Opera

I am using Opera 37.0 on Ubuntu 15.10 (64 bit). Opera shows that the Flash Player needs to be updated. I cannot find any option of updating the plugin. Tried Prefrence-- but there is no advnaced ...
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16.04 64bit Chromium and Opera don't have flash

15.10 to 16.04 64bit Chromium and Opera don't have flash Firefox does. Every thing worked fine on 15.10 all of posts about this are two or four years old is there something current for 16.04
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How to play embedded flash videos in external players?

As discussed in a separate question, embedded flash videos are abnormally heavy on GPU resources. The answer given by izx here (and namely in one comment) shows that ”Flash 11+ "attempts" (poorly, ...
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Flash settings doesn't appear Firefox

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with all updates applied. Launch Firefox, and go the flash about page, and right click to click on flash area to go to Global settings (settings option is disabled). ...
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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 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 ...