How to Install Latest Flash Plugin on Elementary OS 32-64bit Linux/GNU Easy Guide

March 14, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install Flash Browser Plugin for Elementary OS

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Adobe Pepper Flash PPAPI Browser Plugin on Elementary OS i386/amd64 GNU+Linux.

The Latest Flash Plugin Version is in PPAPI form that is Bundled in Google-Chrome with the Required libpepflashplayer.so.

Especially relevant: to know how Flash has been RETIRED from Adobe on 31 December 2020!

The Flash Browser Plugin Installation is Needed to Execute Flash Videos on Firefox, Chrome, Chromium and Opera Web Browsers on Elementary OS.

How to Install Flash Player on Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Flash Plugin Installation on Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  2. How to Install Needed Google-Chrome Web Browser on Elementary OS

    Installing Chrome for Elementary OS
  3. Enabling PPA on Loki+.

    sudo apt install software-properties-common

    Because on Elementary > 0.3 this facility is Not Available by default…

  4. Installing Flash Player Plugin Version by PPA

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install freshplayerplugin
  5. How to Install Evernote Clone on Elementary OS Linux:
    Setup Evernote on Elementary OS.

    How to Install Opera Web Browser on Elementary OS Linux:
    SetUp Opera on Elementary OS.


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