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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Youtube videos of all the format doesnot play in Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox 40

Youtube videos of all the format doesnot play in Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox 40. Only 360p is playing .But working fine in chromium. But I want to use firefox as default. Is it flash player related issue ? ...
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How to download a video from rtmp protocol behind proxy using rtmpdump?

I am trying to download video from rtmp://flash.dce.harvard.edu/bounce/mp4:2015/01/14328/L01/14328-20140902-L01-4-h264-av1248-16x9-852x480.mp4. My college internet runs behing proxy, Is there a way I ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive-won't boot properly

I have thrice tried unsuccessfully to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive in the "use entire drive" mode. I set it for automatic logon during the install and gave it a password. When I try to ...
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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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Need Chromebook flash player

It seems that the pepper flash that comes with Chrome on Linux does not allow for restricted DRM content to be streamed. All other OS's can, and do, use their specific versions just fine. Is there ...
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Chrome/Chromium have stop working

So I am having Lubuntu 14.1 since 6 March from now and suddenly Chrome/ Chromium are not working any more. I have google it for a while and I have found out that this might be due to the fact that my ...
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DRM issues 15.04

I am trying to watch NBC Sports on my Ubuntu machine. I currently have 15.04 installed. I have tried using both Chrome and Firefox. Chrome (updated) has flash 18, which is good. I've read though that ...
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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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updating flash player without using terminal

Is there a way of uninstalling the outdated adobe flash and installing new version without using terminal? I'm very new and don't understand what I'm doing with terminal and would prefer to use the ...
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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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Facebook video is too choppy to watch

Using firefox and chrome on an Acer Aspire 5100 with an AMD Turion 64 MK36 processor with 2GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon Xpress 110 Graphics card. I had a problem viewing Vimeo and youtube that has now ...
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fastboot does not detect my nexus 4 lolipop 5.1.1

adb devices works fine when phone turned on however in bootload mode fastboot devices does not recognise device I have downloaded with the following package sudo apt-get install phablet-tools ...
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Why won't videos on some websites play?

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop and was able to install the flash plugin. I am able to play youtube videos on firefox with no problem. However videos on some websites don't appear, only ...
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How do I install Adobe Flash player?

I have had significant problems with watching flash video in 64-bit Ubuntu. Does anyone know of a good way to get flash running on the platform?
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Youtube doesn't work anymore in firefox (Ubuntu 14.04)

Title says it all. Whenever I try to play a Youtube video I get the error messages: Your browser does not recognize any of the video formats available It worked fine just before I installed the ...
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bleachbit get crushed previweing and cleaning these paths

Ubuntu 14.04LTS /.config/vlc/vlc-qt-interface.conf /firefox/permissions.sqlite /flash-player every time it never complete previewing or cleaning, each time in one of these files. even all programs ...
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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 ...
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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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HBO GO doesn't work

Does anybody know how to get hbo go to work on ubuntu? I have installed hal. Tried it with and without pepperflash. Deleted the flash player folder. None of that works.
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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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Flash player making my machine sleep while in full screen [duplicate]

For some odd reason, whenever I'm watching a video in full screen, my machine decides to sleep on me. I looked around in the settings and I could not find anything. Any suggestions on what to do? I ...
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Sometimes Flash freezes in fullscreen mode. How can I just close it?

Almost every time I use YouTube in fullscreen it freezes and doesn't let me back to the desktop. I want to know if it's possible close to it through the terminal or something like that. Something ...
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PepperFlash player in Chromium and Chrome not working

I've done, I believe, most if not all of the recommended methods for obtaining Flash in Chromium via the newer PepperFlash players. I've never--not once--been able to get Flash working on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Opera browser flash player not working [duplicate]

I cant open videos from websites other than youtube. I got chrome with integrated flash + pepper. What shall i do?Pepper flash plugin DOESN'T HELP!
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cannot watch hulu on firefox after fresh install on 14.04

I just installed ubuntu and decided to watch hulu, I just got a white box. No flash options (or anything) appear when I right click. Other flash apps work fine, though when I right click to change ...
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No sound in Youtube since falshplugin-installer updated 14/09/15

So title says it really, updated and then no sound ONLY for YouTube, all other flash seems fine. The update downloaded and installed fine. I tried reinstalling the plug in as well as the restricted ...
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Lightspark doesn't works in firefox 29.0 and Chromium 34.0.1847.116 (ubuntu 14.04)

I need your help, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed Lightspark (lightspark 0.7.2-3ubuntu1) as an alternative to Adobe Flash Player. But Lightspark doesn't works both with Firefox 29.0 and ...
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Adobe Flash Player fail to install

When I try to install Adobe Flash Player it tells me to check the internet connection when I have internet connection. what to do??
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how do i download adobe flash on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I am trying to download Adobe Flash Player. I need someone to take me through every single step. What version do I need to download? Thank you so much!!!!
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Flash doesn't work with Fogger

I recently installed Fogger but it isn't using flash plugin. Of course I have flash installed, but I can't watch YouTube videos without HTML5 enabled. Please someone tell me how or what can I do? I ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...
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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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How to get rid of youtube html5 player from firefox

I have tried youtube html5 player by opting it in from here But i dont find html5 youtube player as good as flash player. So i opted out from same link despite of opt-out youtube was showing videos ...
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problem with unformatable usb flash

I've a problem with my usb flash, this flash had a bootable sabayon installation on it before, and it worked, but when I write ubuntu 14.10 with startup disk creator on this usb, and tried to install ...
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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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Problems after downloading Ubuntu

I've just downloaded Ubuntu now I have an Adobe message saying "it isn't a supported file type or the file has been damaged" . I've tried again and got the same result.
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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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Stop using flash? Or improve the flash experience?

I'd like to setup my Ubuntu to work without Flash (= not installed), but still be able to view videos on sites like Youtube, wisevid, etc. I want to try this because recently Flash has crashed a ...
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How to download flash (streaming) videos from sites like youtube, dailymotion, vimeo, etc.?

I have read this thread but please hear me out. I use Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32-bit) and I didn't bother to install the Flash plugin for Firefox as I am using a netbook and sometimes Flash caused firefox ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu [closed]

I can't watch flash content in Firefox. My computer is a compaq presario 2195US, and the processor is athlon xp 2500+ OS is lubuntu, 13.10. I had to install it via the alternate installer because ...
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How to install Flash player on Ubuntu?

Even though I have the latest Adobe Flash player 11.2 for Linux in Firefox - ref: Flash player security doubts - a particular online flash game still requests that I update to the latest flash ...
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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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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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Flash Is Not Updating

Recently I have been having problems with my "Adobe Flash plug-in" from the Ubuntu Software Centre. When I go to view YouTube for example, I get an error in my browser saying the following: Firefox ...
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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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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Internet slow after adobe flash install

I have a hardwired PC to modem running Kubuntu 14.04. Since I installed adobe flash the browsing speed has slowed however updates and KTorrent speeds are decent. I get an average of 2.5Mbps on 2 ...
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How to make Firefox not use Flash

I have set Flash to "ask to activate". Now Youtube does not load the video. How can I make Youtube use the HTML5 player?
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Adobe Flashplayer plugin - when will this be upgraded on Ubuntu?

When trying to access live broadcast of a football match Adobe Flashplayer crashes and it appears to be caused by the fact that Ubuntu does not support the latest version of Adobe Flashplayer plugin. ...
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Flash Player is Freezing when Viewing Live Video Broadcasts using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I have been everywhere searching for a solution to my flash player freezing when viewing live video broadcasts after 30 seconds or so...keep having to refresh. Works fine on YouTube and video upload ...