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I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I have tried multiple explanations on here but none of them seem to work. I tried out one and figured out it was for Opera and not Chromium and the one on Chromium was outdated and pepperflash couldn't be found because of a 404 error.

I installed adobe and restarted, then I checked my plugins and only the PDF file viewer is there, no flash plugin.

Chromium plug-in page

Thanks in advance for the help and this is for Chromium Web Browser.

$ apt-cache policy adobe-flashplugin
adobe-flashplugin:
Installed: 1:20160712.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Candidate: 1:20160712.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Version table:
 *** 1:20160712.1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 500
        500 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

$ file -L /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so: ELF 64-bit LSB shared object, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, BuildID[sha1]=5e833404c78369b704ff1b4abd06c7debe3bfb9a, stripped

$ chromium-browser /etc/chromium-browser/default: line 6: /usr/lib/pepflashplugin-installer/pepflashplayer.sh: No such file or directory Using PPAPI flash. Created new window in existing browser session.

/etc/chromium-browser/customizations/10-flash = 333 bytes

dpkg-query -L adobe-flashplugin

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    Possible duplicate of How do I install Adobe Flash player?. Yes, it's old but adobe-flashplugin now includes Pepper Flash and configuration files for Chromium to pick it up. – David Foerster Sep 8 '16 at 18:48
  • @DavidFoerster I did that earlier and it didn't work. I'm not using Firefox – timmyspan Sep 8 '16 at 19:25
  • It works for Chromium too. It's the exact set-up I'm using. I made no modifications to it. If you provide the output of apt-cache policy adobe-flashplugin and dpkg-query -L adobe-flashplugin, the content of /etc/chromium-browser/customizations/10-flash and a screenshot of the page with the address chrome://plugins from inside Chromium, I might be able to figure out what's different or wrong with your set-up. – David Foerster Sep 8 '16 at 21:13
  • @DavidFoerster i63.tinypic.com/23uyhoo.png tinypic.com/view.php?pic=md396t&s=9#.V9HhYh-i48o i67.tinypic.com/md396t.png i65.tinypic.com/2wp2ot0.png Okay now for some reason in the last screenshot Flash is now there but it was unchecked, screenshot is after i checked it and ran a flash program. The program worked. Not sure what changed after those commands I ran but any idea why the 3rd command wouldn't work? Is that an issue? – timmyspan Sep 8 '16 at 22:07
  • The output of chromium & { sleep 1; tr '\0' ' ' < /proc/$!/cmdline; echo; } could be helpful too. – David Foerster Sep 8 '16 at 22:37

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