I installed Brave and it had no Flash. I went to the plugins and they were recommending a Flash version called PepperFlash. I found guides online and installed that version, but Flash is still not working in Brave. What should I do?

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    Close voters: This question is on topic, not off topic because Brave browser can be installed in Ubuntu Software. – karel Aug 18 '18 at 1:52
  • I checked Brave browser for Flash video playback, and Brave browser does block all Flash videos possibly because of the built-in Brave script blocking feature's settings. My solution is to install Opera sudo snap install opera which also has a built-in ad blocker, but it plays all Flash videos by default. I think Opera web browser is what you're looking for even though it does not exactly answer this question. – karel Aug 18 '18 at 5:24
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    I checked people's word on it in reddit and it seems that Opera was bought by a Chinese company and some woozy crap and I cant give my information to locals. It's also not open source so Idk. I was opting for Brave because it's kinda faster than a privacy configured firefox but meh – 莫愁姓 Aug 18 '18 at 9:01

I could make Flash work with Brave through these steps:

  1. Installed Brave via the .deb file.
  2. Installed the adobe-flashplugin package following this guide.
  3. Created symlinks so Brave finds the plugin:

    sudo mkdir /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree
    sudo ln -s ../adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/libpepflashplayer.so
    sudo ln -s ../adobe-flashplugin/manifest.json /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/manifest.json
  4. Started Brave and enabled Adobe Flash support from Settings -> Plugins


Hmm.. I was too quick. Even if I could enable Flash in the browser, the sites I tested with failed to read the plugin. Will revisit this attempt at an answer soon.

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