Did anyone manage to get chromium web-browser working with flashplayer ?

So far what I tried:

sudo apt install flashplugin-installer

that worked well for firefox but no effect on chromium.

then I tried:

sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash

but it removed the adobe-flashplugin and made firefox's tabs crash when I tried to play some flash powered video. But again no effect to chromium.

I tried both snap and non-snap version.

Any suggestions ?

  • The only package needed for Chromium is adobe-flashplugin. This page provides updated instructions for Ubuntu users. May 7, 2018 at 13:57
  • Installing adobe-flashplugin and browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash fixed it for chromium but made firefox unusable.
    – QIZI94
    May 13, 2018 at 10:13

1 Answer 1


I found this link http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/10/pepper-flash-chromium-opera-ubuntu/

After several combinations I found that only following step #1,step #2 and step #4 (avoiding step #3) and installing flashplugin-installer, somehow worked for both.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.