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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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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Installing Flash Player

I have downloaded Adobe Flash player 11.2, but can't install it. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. Can anyone help me? I don't know which program it will open with.
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How do I play flash or HLS-files on Ubuntu Phone

I'd like to watch streaming video from Svt (Swedish television). http://www.svtplay.se/ They only support streaming video in two formats: Flash and HLS (m3u8). I suppose flash isn't supported, but ...
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How to play online games on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am a fan of 8 Ball Pool on Miniclip. Also I have dual boot OSs, so I play on Windows, but whenever I open it in Ubuntu in Chromium browser, I always get a white screen like this: I even tried ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with USB stick

So far I have: downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS from the site. Converted the ISO file to IMG. (I used Unetbootin, I'm not completely sure I did this right.) I selected disk image, ISO, and browsed to ...
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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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Why browsers cannot recognise external webcamera?

My laptop has an inbuilt web camera but I want to use an external, USB web camera. Most of the programs can recognise it, but browsers don't (exactly Flash plugin).
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I cant watch YouTube videos on Firefox in Lubuntu 13.10 [on hold]

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 ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

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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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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Online videos load but wont play - YouTube, Netflix, etc

I am running 14.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook, and online videos suddenly wont play. It used to work. Now I can enter them and they load just fine. I can even go to whatever bit of the video I want, ...
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Cannot find camera

I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and my webcam (Bus 004 Device 003: ID 046d:092e Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Chat) works with Cheese* and xawtv, but doesn't work with FFmpeg and Flash (13.0.0.214) in Chrome ...
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Why can't Firefox run local .swf files?

My goal is trying to run .swf files through Firefox and NOT a standalone player. When trying to run local .swf files on Firefox 29.0 (currently on 14.04), the browser opens the Open With/Save File ...
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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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Flash does not work on Firefox in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Lubuntu 14.04 but Flash isn't working correctly with Firefox 28.0. Viewing videos in YouTube, using the Spotify web client and yes.fm all do no work. I can see that the addon is ...
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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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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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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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Two questions, one of flash, one of deleted root files

For Firefox, I often get a pop-up from Adobe Flash Player asking me to store data on my computer. The issue is that I can't click anything at all. Using tab to highlight the buttons and pressing enter ...
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Problem Viewing Youtube Videos

So I've checked all the threads on the problems regarding viewing YouTube videos. For me, one videos work perfectly, the other one doesn't load from the beginning. It must be a Flash plugin problem as ...
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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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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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How to update flash player in Firefox? [duplicate]

When I opened Firefox I received an error, asking me to update Flash. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Get latest Flash player on Ubuntu

I know, it's been asked before but I couldn't really get a satisfying answer for some details/backgrounds and I guess it's an important question for many. Some application seem only to be running ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Search and download audio-only from youtube

Is there a way to search and then download from YouTube, with the situation that I only need to download the audio only, not the video.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is my screen flickering while watching some flash videos?

I'm having an issue where on many flash videos (AMCTV's sites videos allow me to reproduce this consistantly) flicker. The bottom half of my laptop or vga monitor's screen will flash white or turn ...
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How to stop flash installation promter

How to stop flash installation promter. I use kyubuntu 15.04 . I uninnstall flash with sudo apt-get purge flash-installer but ubuntu promt me for install - on every login display promter on system ...
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Gecko media player, Gnome, mplayer - Detect SWF objects?

I struggle with SWF objects and Gecko media player. I will not simply detect .SWF video pages. How to fix this? All other formats seem fine except that it will not embed them directly in page, when ...
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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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So I am watching MLB.TV

I noticed it was beautiful smooth picture when not using full screen, but in full screen I must be getting almost 11 frames a second.... maybe less. I searched for other issues similar (like ...