HOWTO: Flash Player 9 for Linux

Download the player in: and download the installer. It comes tarred and gzipped.

Just type tar -xzvf nameofthefile.tar.gz (in your home directory)

where nameofthefile= FP9_plugin_beta_112006

this will create the directory named:  flash-player-plugin-

Go to /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins directory and type:

sudo ln -s /home/yourusername/flash-player-plugin- .

Don’t forget the last dot.

And that’s all!!

Happy surfing with the last Flash Player!!


About jordilin

I'm a Senior Software Engineer with an MSc in Telecommunications Engineering. I've got a range of interests including Linux, a very powerful and limitless operating system, travelling, gastronomy and technology.
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