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Mozilla, which develops Firefox, imposed the block because recently unearthed bugs in Flash were being actively used by cyber-thieves. The bugs were detailed in a cache of documents stolen from security firm Hacking Team that was hit by attackers last week. Adobe said it took Flash's security "seriously" and was planning bug fixes. ...


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The accepted way to get Flash in Ubuntu and Linux, and a recent version, is with Google Chrome, as it's the only browser shipping a Flash version. Adobe stopped supporting Flash for Linux (even in Firefox) around version 11. They no longer produce any 'new' Flash releases for Linux and the way Firefox handles plugins. Due to the really really old version ...


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UPDATE (from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/KnowledgeBase/FirefoxAndAdobeFlashNPAPI): Firefox blocks Adobe Flash NPAPI plugin for 11.2.202.481 and earlier Several serious security vulnerabilities were found in Adobe's flash plugin with exploits known to be in the wild. Because of the critical nature of the vulnerabilities, the Mozilla ...


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The main problem in this situation is outdated version of Flash Player in Firefox, which is 11.2 In the same time, Google Chrome users enjoying latest version supported by Google. The trick is to switch Firefox from using it's Flash Player to Pepper Flash Player from Google Chrome. First of all lets remove that we have: sudo apt-get remove ...


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As Flash is closed-source, Adobe maintain it. Although they now only backport in security updates, and have not developed the Linux version beyond 11.2. For more information on how though to get the latest version of Flash on Linux read Thomas W.'s answer here.


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I will neither talk about the security issues related to using proprietary plugins (that recently proved being faulty in many ways), nor about the ethical implications in it. I will just talk about the story, which is not as simple as you write it, and Ubuntu is completely unrelated to it. There are 3 players in the game. Mozilla, Google and Adobe. Adobe ...


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Try reinstalling it like this: sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-installer. PS: You may also consider ditching flash in view of the recent discoveries.


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Right-click on the lower right corner on any YouTube video, click About the HTML5 player and on the next screen tick the check box so your screen looks like below: Then you're not using any flash. Just HTML5. I uninstalled Flash a while ago and haven't looked back.


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Sometimes this could help... At least, it helped me... sudo apt-get purge flashplugin-installer sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin


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Install Pepper Flash Plugin instead of Adobe Flash sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree


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Have you try this: sudo apt-get install --reinstall flashplugin-nonfree && sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a and it might work fine this way.


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I noticed that all versions of adobe flash (current version on all operating systems) is blocked now from automatically running. what I did is with firefox closed, open up the home foldier, show hidden files then go to .mozilla/firefox/*.default and edit the pluginreg.dat file search for your version (mine was 11.2.202.481 located under the entry ...


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you could try this which worked for me: in firefox enter the about:config page. find the entries specified below and set them as I've set them below whichs did the trick for me: media.mediasource.whitelist = false and media.mediasource.webm.enabled = true Regards, Troels


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You using this repository and there is no version 11.2.202.468ubuntu0.14.04.1 You should use the main server in this case or wait some days until the repository has been updated. If you do not want to wait, then use the command below sudo -i sed 's/ubuntu-archive\.locaweb\.com\.br/archive\.ubuntu\.com/g' /etc/apt/sources.list


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Simply run the following the command in your terminal: sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree. And you should be good to go. This installs the pepperflashplugin-nonfree package which basically downloads Google Chrome, unpacks it(without installing it), and extracts the flash plugin that's built into Chrome. Then it installs Chrome's pepper ...


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After the installation via sudo apt-get install unetbootin the binary is in /usr/bin/unetbootin Open your Dash and type unetbootin or start unetbootin via terminal: unetbootin


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Connect your phone to Ubuntu desktop sudo apt-get install phablet-tools Unlock phone (you need also developer mode on) phablet-shell Inside shell sudo system-image-cli --switch ubuntu-touch/rc-proposed/meizu.en After automatic download and reboot you will have the new channel. Be warned this channel is not for normal usage.


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Edit: Flash version numbers don't match I just noticed that the plugin page in Firefox told me that the version I had installed was vulnerable though I had the latest version of the of flashplugin-installer installed and it matched with the version number of the plugin for Linux on Adobe's site. However what I must have ignored: the version number for ...


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Ubuntu does support flash (using flashplugin-installer from the repos) You should be able to update/install it using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer or, it and other software should also be updated if you use: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade The updated version is currently 11.2.202.491, which should fix the ...


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Start by installing a media player plug-in for Firefox. Personally I prefer the tighter VLC: sudo apt-get install browser-plugin-vlc Restart Firefox and then access this web page: https://www.youtube.com/html5 There activate the checkbox "The HTML5 player is currently used when possible."


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Simply go to http://www.youtube.com/html5 and scroll down a bit to find "Request the HTML5 Player" button. This should make YouTube use the HTML5 player instead of the Flash Player.



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