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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Kubuntu 15.04 complaining about flash-plugin installer

A few days ago I've upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 (yes, I've waited a long time before doing this...). Somehow since the upgrade Kubuntu has started reminding me that there's problem ...
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How can I flash my laptop's BIOS with Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a HP Elitebook 6930p. I want to downgrade the BIOS by flashing a ROM.bin file. I already found the desired ROM.bin file from the HP website, I'm just having trouble ...
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Firefox showing multiple flash plugin versions

I use Firefox 40.0.3 on Ubuntu 15.04 and have adobe-flashplugin and freshplayerplugin installed. Checking Firefox's "Add-ons" tab, it shows me two different versions, but trying to disable (select ...
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How can I get non-English characters to render on Flash?

On Flash, I've noticed that Kana and other language's scripts are not rendering properly and replacing themselves with boxes. I have the correct fonts installed and the scripts render well and are ...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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Small white line flashing top of screen Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my ACER V3-572G with a Nvidia Geforce 840M alongside Windows 8.1, I get a small white line flashing (every few seconds) on top of my screen. Ubuntu works fine without ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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VLC Media Player and Youtube Playback jerky

I installed VLC Media Player 2.0.8 on my Ubuntu and I tried to play videos on youtube and VLC Media player they were jerky. The video stops and sound repeats again and again like a scratched VCD is ...
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Why do the YouTube controls keep popping up when full-screen?

When playing in full screen in Firefox or Chromium at random intervals YouTube will open up the volume / fast forward panel and then eventually close it. I have also turned off my mouse to rule out ...
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Flash files do not play audio

I am running a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10, and while flash files will play their video, I have absolutely no audio with them. The problem was persistent when I was running 12.04, and I thought ...
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Stereomix and flash

I have a problem with using stereomix and flash. I'm not able to access to flash settings, like I done on windows. I installed an pavucontrol, and I have stereomix on audacity, but not on the ...
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unfocus browser flash player to use shortcuts

Once I click to play a video in youtube I can no longer use any other shortcut (eg: ALT+PGDWN to change tab), I need to click somewhere else in the page, is this normal? how can I un-focus the flash ...
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My computer won't boot after trying to mount a Flash drive

I'm a beginner, I'v just installed ubuntu on my computer The problem is that I plugged my flash drive but nothing happened and it didn't appear in the launcher, I read online and then found that I ...
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flash plugin error for streaming website

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and installed flash plugin. But when I went to live streaming website the result is like in the image. So tell me how to fix this issue as I am new to the ...
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Is my flash drive broken ? How to fix?

I run this command "sudo tail -c 0 -f /var/log/syslog" and plug my flash drive. And this is the output : May 12 20:54:09 R124L-PC kernel: [ 1658.098890] usb 1-1: USB disconnect, device number 6 May ...
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Flash Player Videos Not Loading in Ubuntu 16.04

Flash player does not seem to work properly on some sites in Ubuntu 16.04. Try this sample link: http://www.hotstar.com/the-secret-life-of-pets-trailer/1000071647 In firefox, it shows "movie not ...
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Black screen flashes on second monitor on Ubuntu 16

I upgrade my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 yesterday and after fixing some hiccups most things are working fine. However, I have one very annoying bug that lets my external monitor (connected to the ...
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Installing Google Apps on Genymotion

I would like to open Android apps under Ubuntu. Tried to follow this topic: ...
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Why is my flash drive generating .lnk files? How did my flash drive become write protected when I never put that setting?

I'm honestly not sure what went wrong with my flash drive. My flash drive doesn't store any of the actual files that I save. Instead, it stores the .lnk files. Now when I use a computer at a local ...
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Video player not working properly

I just installed the drivers for ati radeon hd and my games seem to work just fine, no problem at all. Something happen since then as the movies i try to watch wont work properly. i don't know if is ...
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Ubuntu on Lumia 635

I would like to know if it's possible to install Ubuntu on Nokia Lumia 635, has anyone done it?? I got currently windows mobile 10 on it. I searched the devices that are compatible but couldn't find ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Latest Flash Player last for linux per Adobe. Any substitutes in the works?

Adobe announcement on the download site. "NOTE: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to Flash ...
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Flash players not working on chromium

I have installed both Adobe flash player and Pepper flash player on Ubuntu 14.04. But I can't watch any Facebook videos on chromium. what might be the problem?
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Flash Projector wont open .swf's only black screen

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I want to be able to run .swf's file's (A game called Realm of the mad god) I use Wine to open the flash projector and then run the .swf. I get a black screen with audio. ...
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low Sound volume on flash but normal in soundcloud. #Chrome

I have an odd issue ^^ I have a low volume on the flash player (zb. Youtube) on chrome. But a completely normal one on some online radio like soundcloud. The volume is setted to max. but is still ...
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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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What's the state of hardware accelerated HTML5 video on Ubuntu?

Flash hardware acceleration never really worked in Linux due to various APIs (VDPAU, VA API, and what not), buggy drivers, and end-of support from Adobe for Flash on Linux. Recently several sites, ...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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Acer Aspire One Ubuntu 14.04 Installing on flash drive instead of computer

I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 onto my father's computer. I've tried it quite often but almost every time I get the live flash drive made and install it, it only boots with the flash drive in the ...
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Flash player malfunction after upgrade to 14.04

I am missing or have a problem with flash player after upgrade from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. this is reported after i try to play a you tube aplication
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Youtube causes black screen

Whenever I try to load any youtube video(HTML or otherwise), the entire screen goes black. The OS is still running, and the video is still playing the sound, but the screen is black. I tried ...
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Pause flash player (from script/media button)

I would like being able to play/pause youtube videos (or other flash player instances showing videos) using the media keys on my keyboard (or from a script). I could not find a suitable firefox ...
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Recover flash drive - recognized by lsusb but not fdisk -l

I need to recover data off a seemingly broken flash drive. physically no damage is noticeable. the device is listed by lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID 090c:3000 Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly ...
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What kind of access flash has to our systems?

It seems like there is major security issue found in flash every other week or so. There was another one just yesterday. This and being closed source, I can't help but wonder, what kind of access it ...
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Fullscreen Flash Video breaks in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.1 in FireFox

I've ran into an issue that completely breaks Video in FireFox version 31. On the Gaming Live Stream Platform Twitch.TV for example, I can full screen the video one time, then close it back to ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Adobe Flash

I downloaded Adobe Flash and VLC media player, into new Ubuntu. Now all videos look like ''test cards'' or colored silhouettes.
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Firefox/Rekonq cannot load audio on soundcloud and bandcamp

I run kubuntu 14.04 and cannot listen to audio files from soundcloud or bandcamp. f.ex grooveshark or youtube work just fine. I already installed the newest version of flashplugin-installer. When I ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Flash Storage Settings

I know this has been asked before, but how do I change the Adobe Flash Player storage settings in Ubuntu 14.04? I DO know that the following link: ...
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Flash Videos go fullscreen once (firefox), then after minimising it and trying to go fullscreen again it freezes (Ubuntu 14.04, Gnome Desktop)

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything was working fine, the problem is though that after I switched to Gnome Desktop, I couldn't switch to fullscreen mode on flash videos once I ...
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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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lubuntu 13.10 flash video doesn't display (youtube)

I have an old pc 256mb ram and 1.6GHz processor which had win xp. It could play youtube videos with chrome (ok it stucked a bit) and i installed lubuntu 13.10. I installed the flashplayer plugin but ...
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NVIDIA Video Engine Utilization

I've realized that the majority of the Linux distributions and their video player applications, even Adobe Flash Player, don't use Video Engine Utilization, and I want to know why? Because at least on ...
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How to fix Problem playing Youtube videos in firefox?

I am using Firefox as my browser and when I am using youtube and play any video on it. Not the video and audio they both are not coming continuously. They are coming with an interval. Its like the ...