I have Git now and some other stuff, but I've looked around and all and I don't get very helpful information. I've used these instructions:
Download the latest version of Flash Player from the Adobe Website.
Click on Download the Latest Player and choose ".deb for Ubuntu" from the dropdown list.
Choose "Save File" from the pop up window.
Open a terminal window.
The terminal window will be found under Applications -> Utilities.
Change to the directory where your downloaded file was saved.
Install the libcurl3 library. sudo apt-get install libcurl3
Install the Flash Player.
sudo dpkg --install install_flash_player_<version>_linux.deb
Replace with the latest version number.
Check that Flash Player was installed.
about:pluginsin a browser window, and look for the Flash Player MIME type.
What I don't understand is how I change the directory and all that crap which they say everyone knows.