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 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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Flash video appears blue

The Problem After updating to Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10, all video is still blue, whether playing in a browser or a player. Same problem occurs in 11.10 as well. I have tried to uninstall all ...
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How do I stop Flash video being squashed and broken?

I recently installed Lubuntu but I have a problem with Adobe Flash Player. I always see something that looks like this when I open a video: The video is small, grainy, and is green and purple. I ...
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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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Why are Flash applications so sluggish/crashy?

I've noticed that Flash applications tend to be more sluggish under Ubuntu than they do under Windows on the same machine. This is particularly noticeable when watching HD video or playing ...
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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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Why is Google Chrome displaying artifacts in YouTube? [closed]

Since installing 12.10, Chrome has been displaying bizarre colored artifacts over youtube videos, I can still watch the videos, but it's more than a little irritating. I've installed Chromium, and ...
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Experiencing major issues on graphic displays

Since installing Ubuntu 12.04, I am experiencing low performance on graphic programs, including video playbacks, etc. As I have checked the intel driver of mine is already at its latest version. ...
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Flash in browsers does not play sound accurately using Pulse network audio

I use PulseAudio to send sound over the LAN to an audio server. When playing any Flash media in Firefox or Chrome, the sound flutters (example), as if the volume were going up and down every second. ...
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Chromium 34 can't detect flash plugin

I've deleted ~/.macromedia and ~/.adobe contents and after a restart chromium can't detect flash plugin. It works just fine in Firefox I have only Chromoting Viewer on chrome://plugins/ ...
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Where is the Flash in Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome. This is the first thing I did after installing Ubuntu. I went into firefox, and went to chrome.google.com, and hit the button. I don't like package managers, and avoid the ...
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How do I configure Chrome to use the system installed Flash instead of the bundled one?

I just updated to Chrome 20.0.1132.43 which includes Flash 11.3.31.109. Since that update most of the flash videos I watch online will randomly display erratic behavior (skipping like a broken CD, ...
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How can I access Flash files from streaming websites?

In Maverick, there was an option to download Flash videos from sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc. by copying the flashxx** file in /tmp directory to another location before closing the window. But in ...
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Adobe will stop releasing new versions of Flash - what will happen to flash support in Ubuntu?

Adobe's Flash download page is displaying a message: NOTE: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security ...
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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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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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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" ...
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Hardware acceleration of Chrome's Flash plugin

Running Flash in Google Chrome drains my CPU massively: I figured that the cause of this issue would be that hardware acceleration of flash is turned off. When I tried turning it by right clicking ...
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Adobe flash player not working with Amazon Prime

I have ubuntu 12.04 64bit using Google Chrome. I had chromium from the app center then today amazon prime video stopped working. It told me to update Flash. So I uninstalled chromium and installed ...
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Is there a work around to get protected Hulu or Amazon Prime instant videos working?

When I went to watch some only episodes of star trek on Amazon Prime, the player would get stuck on updating. I followed the instructions here and doing so actually worked for 3 seconds. It was the ...
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Why are embedded flash videos (like youtube) so heavy on the GPU?

I have noticed (in psensor, and listening to the fan) that my GPU is terribly hot when playing youtube videos. What happens at that point? Is this related to Flash in Ubuntu? Youtube in Firefox and ...
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What's the difference between flashplugin-installer and adobe-flashplugin?

I usually installed flashplugin-installer and by chance noticed that in the partner repository the Flash entry says it's not installed. It also says the package flashplugin-installer will be removed ...
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Running Ubuntu off USB 3.0 flash drive

What is the minimal size USB 3.0 flash drive that I would need to run Ubuntu. Would it be as fast as running it of the hard drive? Would it have access to all of my laptops facilities? I am ...
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Why doesn't Adobe Flash Player 11.x have hardware acceleration?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with a Nvidia Geforce 8600M GT and a Nvidia Geforce 525M GT (drivers; nvidia-current-updates via Ubuntu). While Adobes Flash Player 11.x was working with full Hardware ...
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Search and download audio-only from youtube

Is there a way to search and then download from youtube, with the stipulation that I only need to download the audio only, not the video.
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Why do I have problems seeing YouTube?

Recently I moved to Ubuntu, I had Windows. In Windows I could see very comfortable, but now in Ubuntu I can't. In the videos now, the picture and sound are out of sync. Often you can't see the videos ...
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Webcam not detected by Flash

I'm using Chrome's integrated flash plugin (10. something) under Ubuntu 11.04 x64, and cant get the camera work with Flash (example: have a webchat via google talk on Gmail). I get the message ...
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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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Flash crashes on enabling webcam [closed]

For ages, I've been having problems getting my webcam to play with websites that use Flash. The cam works fine with programs like Camorama, but when I try to use it on a Flash site, Flash always ...
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Record Live Streaming

Is it possible to record live streaming from websites such as Ustream or any other similar website using Adobe Flash Player? I know that is possible to record the screen but the quality is not that ...
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VLC for flash video

Is it possible to play all flash videos using VLC because flash is consuming a lot of processing power? In addition with VLC I will be able to record every stream for example Ustream etc. I am using ...
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flashplugin-installer vs. flashplugin-nonfree vs. adobe-flashplugin

When searching through Synaptic for flash player I always see the options to use "flashplugin-installer" or "flashplugin-nonfree" or "adobe-flashplugin". Is there a reason to use one over the other? ...
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How to make YouTube fullscreen actually fullscreen?

Whenever (using flash) I make YouTube videos fullscreen then they come out not actually any bigger. In the screenshot below you see exactly what I see when watching a video in fullscreen mode. All ...
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Cannot watch youtube in fullscreen mode

When I am watching videos on youtube and toggle the screen to full screen or switch back from full screen to normal mode, the video stops and sometimes stops loading or starts loading from the start ...
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Is there an alternative to Adobe Flash?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash. I have the latest version installed for Firefox. It keeps crashing my computer and I was wondering if there was any alternative that works with videos that ...
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Is there a way to get Miro to use flash?

I recently downloaded Miro which I used to use with great satisfaction in Windows, however on Ubuntu, Miro cannot play Flash videos or sites because of Flash compatibility issues. Yet I have Flash ...
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Full screen Flash problems

When I play Flash videos from sites such as YouTube, the videos initially play ok. However when the videos are full screened, a number of problems arise. Usually when the full screen button is first ...
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Can't change Flash settings from Chrome neither Firefox

I'm getting a problem since Ubuntu Natty until Ubuntu Precise, and I guess it's Unity-related. This image describes my problem: I'm on my pc with Ubuntu Precise and I open any Flash content, like ...
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Will browsers in Ubuntu touch support flash?

Will the Ubuntu Touch browsers support flash? Are they the same as the full desktop versions? I would love to be able to see flash content.
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Clarification of the third-party software options during system installation

During installation, the user is presented with the following dialogue: The 'Flash' and 'MP3' options are pretty self-explanatory, but what about the 'wireless hardware' and 'other media' options. ...
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About 'Adobe Flash plugin' in software center

In software center I find I do not install 'flash plugin'. But I still can see flash in firefox. What is the matter ? Thanks
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How can I install Adobe Flash player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I view flash video? I'm trying to install flash player on my new install of Ubuntu 10.10. I've tried several ways, from the flash player website, another question ...
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Flash player + YouTube HD = crashing plugin

I've installed Ubuntu with Wubi, on my WinXP system. I cannot seem to get YouTube videos to play in HD (using Firefox 6) without crashing. I tried gnash first, but that did not seem to be quite ...
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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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Can't watch youtube videos with chromium on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I've digged all over google but I can't find any solution to my problem. Firefox works pretty well. I have this issue only with chromium and only with youtube. I have no problem watching videos at ...
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How to solve jitter (or stutter) playback via Chrome flash plugin?

Since the update to 12.04, there's been a problem specifically related to audio/video playback in Google Chrome. The problem only affected the Google version but not the Chromium nor the Firefox ...
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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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How do I play movies on Google Play?

When trying to play a movie I purchased from Google Play, the movie player (same Flash-based one used by YouTube) spits out the following error message over a background of faux-TV-static: An ...
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High CPU usage while playing Flash

When I play video on YouTube CPU usage rises to 100% in both Firefox and Chrome. What I'm running: Processor Intel Core2Duo E4500 2 x 2.2GHz Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 with latest updates Flash Plugin ...