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 causing black screen in chrome?

The issue started when I updated google chrome to the latest version; I'm not positive, but I think I went from version 31 to 38. When I go to youtube and click to play a video, the screen goes black ...
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How can East Asian language input work properly on a SWF in Firefox?

I want to input CJK (Chinese, Janpanese, Korean) languages on an SWF file played with Firefox, but it accepts only text in the Latin alphabet. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What causes this? How can ...
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How to speed up ubuntu 14.10 in leptop? [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10. I was using Windows8. but it working very slow. What should I do?
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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Firefox/flash loads new page and finally halts (on yt eg)

This is a rather simple problem, but it annoys me since some time. I'm using Firefox 35.0.01 on Ubuntu 14.10 and sometimes, when I open a new tab mainly on youtube, Firefox starts loading the page, ...
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How to boot from USB containing full ubuntu installation on a MacBook

I know this question has been answered earlier, but none of the answers were clear enough for a newbie in Ubuntu. So the problem is I have installed Ubuntu on a flash drive, using another flash drive, ...
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Trouble booting Ubuntu from flash drive on a PC with no so [duplicate]

So, the story is that I had Ubuntu installed on my PC, but then accidentally reformatted the drive it was on thinking I was reformatting a different USB instead. Now, when I boot my computer, I am ...
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restoring ubuntu after a failed flash player plugin update

Last night I as trying to update the flash player plugin, by following the steps from here. sudo apt-get install firefox ubuntu-restricted-extras Because the connection was slow and I was ...
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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 youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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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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choppy sound on youtube

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus X75VD. Everything works just fine except for these little sound chops I get whenever I watch a Youtube video in Firefox or in Chrome. Video and sound ...
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Fullscreen YouTube video crash

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. I was listening to this YouTube video: http://www.infinitelooper.com/?v=-tJYN-eG1zk&p=n When I decided to make it full screen, but it didn't want to go, so I very ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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How to improve Chromium 4K video playback?

I am trying to watch a YouTube 4K Video: I don't know exactly how it works, but I want to be able to watch the video properly, right now it displays like skipping some frames (1080p plays properly, ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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There isn’t a software package called `adobe-flashplugin` in your current software sources

I am trying to install the adobe-flashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. On Adobe's site I choose the "APT for Ubuntu 10.04+" option. It opens Ubuntu software Center, but it tells me There isn’t a software ...
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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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Unable to install pepperflashplugin

I am trying to install pepperflashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. After I install it from a repo, I try: $ sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install --verbose options : --install --verbose -- ...
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Removed operating system blank screen with flashing underscore

I recently used DBAN boot and nuke to completely wipe a PC I was planning on giving away. I now want to install Ubuntu on it before I hand it over. I've wrote the iso to a usb however when I set the ...
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Flash don't work Lubuntu 14.04

I had installed Lubuntu 14.04 and Flash don't work when I open with firefox a video of youtube or spotify web client or yes.fm I can see that the addon is ok: shockwave flash version 11.2.202.350 ...
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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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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated 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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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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chromium 37.0 cannot detect flash player in Ubuntu 14.10

I follow this question Chromium 34 and later cannot detect flash plugin and also install pepper flash plugin by using this command sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree but it didn't work.
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Problems watching pay-for-view streaming content

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Firefox 31 as my browser. I can not get pay-for-view movies from Google Play, YouTube or Acorn (tv) to work. Regular YouTube videos work fine for some reason--as do other ...
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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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What's a good 2D animation program (an alternative for e.g. Flash CS)?

I don't mean the flash player here, I'm talking about the flash program that I can make animations with. Like Adobe Flash CS (formerly known as Macromedia flash). Is there a program on linux that I ...
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Cannot use Flash in Chromium

I need to use YouTube. I have Flash enabled in Chromium's settings, but it always says "could not load shockwave". I am running Lubuntu 13.04
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How to use the latest version of flash on Ubuntu?

We have all read about Adobe's decision to not care about linux users. I have several video websites (things like tf1.fr and m6replay.fr that require an updated version of flash. I guess this is so ...
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Can't click the allow button in Flash

Every time I want to enable my webcam or microphone in my browser, the regular flash screen pops up and I need click allow or deny. However I can not click allow or deny, it is not responding to my ...
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flash player plugin 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440 update [duplicate]

How do I install flash player 11.2.202.442 over 11.2.202.440? Using Ubuntu 12.04. This is my wife's computer, and she just told me she can't see any videos using Flash Player. Message says She needs ...
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My flashplugin doesn't work on firefox

I have ubuntu 14.04. I'm using firefox to browse the web and it worked properly but just a few days ago after I used sudo apt-get upgrade and sudo apt-get update it keeps telling me to install ...
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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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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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adobe flash player update

I have been trying to figure out how to update the Adobe Flash player for Ubuntu 12.04. I am using Firefox 35 as a browser. I have tried to simply download the tar.gz file from the Adobe site, but ...
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can't watch flash content on ubuntu14.10

I am trying to watch Starz over the INTERNET on my laptop. Keep getting error message telling I need at least Adobe flash player v11.8. I have searched and searched, seems to be no such thing exists. ...
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Fullscreen youtube videos lagging a lot

In my PC, I can watch youtube videos without any problem. However, they lag so much on fullscreen, that it's basically impossible to watch them. How can I fix this?
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Put crossdomain.xml into icecast2 webroot

I'm trying to put a crossdomain.xml file inside icecast2 web root to be able to access by the flash player http://mydomain.com:8000/crossdomain.xml I'm frustrated now. Tried everything possible but ...
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USB ports will not recognize flash drive

I have a little problem with a customer's Ubuntu. USB ports won't work, but if I restart the computer, the light on the flash drive starts blinking and I can mount the flash drive. As you can see ...
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Flash Player Causes Crash

When using youtube, or any other video view site, my screen freezes then goes black. The audio still goes in the back ground, but the computer becomes unresponsive. I suspect it has something to do ...
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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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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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How do I listen to radio hidden in flash players in audacious?

This question has been asked before but was misunderstood. Just like the asker in the other thread, my goal is not to install flash in my browser so I can hear flash-based radio in the browser. My ...
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Opera directory at “/usr/lib” is missing

I just installed Opera, just to give it a shot. I encountered the usual inconvenience with Flash Player. According to Opera documentation, I need to download the tar file from Adobe, then extract it ...
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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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Where is the flash whitelist and blacklist on Firefox?

In Tools--->Add-ons-->Plugins-->Shockwave Flash I selected Ask to activate. Now I need to explicitly allow flash to play on every website I visit. It is possible to Allow and Remember or ...
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Fullscreen Chrome video causes Ubuntu to crash

Any time I try to watch a flash (or maybe HTML5) video in chrome, when I fullscreen it, Ubuntu freezes, goes black, and then my monitor says "no signal." This only happens on the second or third time ...
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Wifi works only with startup flash drive

I have 2 usb flash. one is the startup flash. the other i've installed latest ubuntu from the first flash device. so the problem is that when i boot using the fully installed usb flash drive, i ...