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 do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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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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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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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 Flash Player crashing [on hold]

Adobe Flash Player crashing on some websites always - tried to install but it didn't allow me because I already have the latest version of it.
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Few problems after installing Ubuntu

yesterday I decided to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 so there'll be a dual-boot. I didn't made any backups and the problem was Linux couldn't find a operating system on my PC (It didn't find windows ...
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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 ...
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I have the newest Adobe flash player, but it still wont work!

I have the newest flash player, but I cant get it to work on the website pogo.com. it says: Your Adobe Flash Player is out of date No need to panic, you just need the latest version of Adobe Flash ...
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How to remove Pepper Flash through terminal?

How to remove Pepper Flash through terminal? I have installed it & after installing, I am getting few errors in Mozilla and most of the time the browser crashes and does not work properly. How do ...
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How can I update adobe flash player when Adobe doesnt support linux anymore?

Im trying to update my Adobe to be able to be able to play games, watch youtube etc etc.
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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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“Shockwave Flash is known to be vulnerable” warning

Good evening! Today, I turned off my computer without any problems and went out. When I came back and tried to surf the net, I saw that my firefox started giving me this problem: "Shockwave Flash is ...
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How to complete installation of flash plugin?

I recently received an upgrade for the flash plugin through the package manager. I've installed it. Flash then requires a reboot and running a post installation step. I've been having trouble with ...
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Buggy full screen mode since Flash 18.0.0.204

I use Flash Pepper with Firefox via Fresh Player. The following setup allows me to watch YouTube videos in full screen mode: Kubuntu vivid with all the latest updates Firefox 39.0 Flash 18.0.0.194 ...
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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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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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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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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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I have installed flash player but it's not working

I have install flash player for my firefox but it show me error To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 11.1.0 or greater is installed.
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Flash player blocked?

When I go to websites using Flash in Firefox, I get this warning: This plugin is vulnerable and it should be updated. Mozilla's plugin check agrees: Adobe Flash Player Shockwave Flash 11.2 ...
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Flash player on Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 goes to fullscreen once

I've always had this problem with Firefox, but I have finally decided to fix it. I have flash player 11.2.202.491 on Firefox 39.0 and Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome. When I go to play a video stream like JW ...
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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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How to make Firefox run Adobe Flash even when it's outdated?

I use http://onlineclock.net/ in order to wake up in the mornings. It is absolutely vital to me that this site work correctly. My phone alarm simply does not wake me up. If this site does not work ...
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How to update Flash? (version numbers don't match)

Edit: There actually seems to be an issue with Flash not correctly downloading and updating through flashplugin-installer. Don't ignore it! Check my answer. I'm apologize if the answer is extremely ...
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Error message “installation of packages from not authenticated sources” when downloading Flash player [closed]

I was trying to download the Flash player from the app center and it kept giving this error: The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources. I've tried ...
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FLASH PLAYER won't upgrade [duplicate]

Adobe's page says it now has a secure flash player to upgrade to but I get the msg that Ubuntu won't support it. HOW CAN I WATCH VIDEOS? Is there another player?
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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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firefox libva (VDPAU backend) crash

I see this problem recurring over and over browsing the web. I updated firefox to version 39.0 (version seems not to count that much anyway) and now when I open (supposedly) pages with flash content, ...
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Does Adobe, Firefox, or Canonical maintain flash plugin for Ubuntu?

Adobe flash plugin for firefox on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS seems to constantly crash after most recent update as of 7/14/2015. Plugin was recently installed on an ASUS R510LA-RS71 laptop. Have had no ...
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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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Install Flash Player on IE7/IE8 with Wine

I have to set up IE7 or IE8 with Adobe Flash Player on a Linux machine (to test a very old web application) but I fight with some compatibility Flash problems. I'm using PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Failure to download extra data files: flashplugin-installer

Today after finishing the update i got update information I have tried clicking on run action now, but by that nothing happens only terminal opens up and then after minute it automatically closes ...
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How to watch HD videos on youtube using firefox and make flash contents playable? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to this. Recently I have installed Lubuntu 15.04, everything is working fine but I can't watch HD videos on youtube. I'm using Firefox. There is no other option other than "360p" and ...
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youtube would not open in chromium

My YouTube and Flash video would not load on Chromium after doing an update. I have flash plug-ins installed as well as pepper flash plug-ins, and adobe flash plug-ins for Ubuntu 15.04. How should I ...
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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 to download video from arte+7 and arte-tv related sites?

Arte tv has a website called arte+7 where some videos are provided for a period of time. But these are not as easy to download as those on youtube and other such websites. Is there a program that ...
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Latest version of Flash Player

Several minutes ago I downloaded the latest version of Flash Player from the Adobe website and installed it. When I open a page with flash content, like Youtube, Firefox still pops up a message that I ...
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Recording the image on a USB flash drive

I have ISO-image as Windows 10, Ubuntu 14.04, and a flash drive 8Gb. How to burn a bootable USB flash drive for installation? I need a simple utility, where i choose the ISO file and USB flash drive, ...
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Unable to update or reinstall flash player after update

Yesterday my computer ran an update and lost flashplayer. If I try reinstalling it does the same thing which is it can't reach the source or something. Sorry I'm not computer savvy at all, came to ...
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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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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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Can't click allow or deny or even close on the flash “____ is requesting permission to store data” popup

so im using goanimate on my ubuntu 12.10 quantal quetzal and whenever it autosaves flash asks for permission to store data and i cant click anything on the popup! it does this for webcam/microphone ...
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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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How to install flash payer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

How to install flash payer in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? Also how to get the root permission ?...
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Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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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 ...
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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.