How to install Adobe Flash Plugin on Kubuntu 14.04

This tutorial is going to show you how to install Adobe Flash Plugin on Kubuntu 14.04. Adobe Flash Plugin is required to play online videos such us YouTube etc. Installing Adobe Flash Plugin on Kubuntu is pretty easy. With this single command we can get Flash Plugin installed on Kubuntu.

How to install Adobe Flash Plugin on Kubuntu 14.04

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dhani@dhani-kubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
[sudo] password for dhani:
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libnspr4-0d libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0 libpangoxft-1.0-0
Suggested packages:
x-ttcidfont-conf ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-dejavu
ttf-xfree86-nonfree xfs
The following NEW packages will be installed:
flashplugin-installer libnspr4-0d libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 230 not upgraded.
Need to get 72,9 kB of archives.
After this operation, 822 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Kubuntu will automatically download packages needed to install Adobe Flash Plugin. Once finished, open Firefox and type this on the address bar to check if Flash Plugin already installed correctly.


You should see Shockwave Flash listed there.

flash plugin on kubuntu 14.04


One Comment

  1. Hi everyone,

    I had follow the instructions but the flash player plugin is not working yet, even it says that’s already installed, I’ve copied to /usr/lib/firefox-addons and some other folders but nothing have worked so far,
    please help me in this issue

    Best Regards,
    Marco Hernandez

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