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UPDATE: Solution?

I installed Chrome:

https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html

Download the version for your system and install. Flash worked right out of the box. Much simpler than mucking around with plugins.


I realize this question is and has been asked a number of times around the web, but the proposed solutions are not working for me.

Here is what I have tried:

  • adobe flash plugin from the software center

  • Downloading the software directly from the adobe website and installing

    • First I downloaded the tar.gz file, I extracted it, and I installed according to the readme
    • Second I downloaded the APT file, and I used the software center to install it.
  • Pepper Flash Plugin: pepperflashplugin-nonfree

For all these options I was able to get them to run and install, ( Sometimes I had to install various dependencies. ) .

Regardless of method chromium fails to load flash content. Can anyone provide some insight?

And a Follow Up: Why is this such an issue?

It seems there are quite a number of people with this issue, yet there does not appear to be a consensus on how to solve it; there are almost as many proposed solutions as there are people asking about it. Can a consensus be reached and a best practice be established?

  • Care to elaborate? Does it need to be enabled? If so, how? – Chris Oct 8 '15 at 19:10
  • Okay, I am reading the link you sent me to. It is explaining the basics of native client, which I gather is a sandboxing utility for running non-native plugin content. To be quite frank, I am seeking a solution to the issue of running flash content in chrome. If it truly is the case that I need to dig into the details of browser sandboxing technology in order to play flash in chromium, then I may choose to seek an alternate solution entirely. – Chris Oct 8 '15 at 19:22
  • dhs.state.il.us/accessibility/tests/flash/video.html Try playing This video on your Chromium! – Sagar Panchal Oct 8 '15 at 19:30
  • Yes, I have been going there. It displays a grey screen saying, "Please install or enable Adobe Flash Player to view this content". – Chris Oct 8 '15 at 19:33
  • Your statement that chromium has 'Built-in' support for flash seems dubious at best, judging by the number of people who are having trouble viewing flash in chromium. – Chris Oct 8 '15 at 19:38
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To install flash plugin, run following commad

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer

For Chromium. follow, this wiki, if above command dosen't work.

Or, download and install Google chrome

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