Install Flash 10 Under Ubuntu Linux 64 bit Edition

I’ve already written about installing Flash player 10 under 32 bit version. But, couple of our readers asked about installing Flash player 10 final version under Ubuntu Linux 64 bit edition. This small post will cover flash 10 Ubuntu Linux 64 bit installation.

Update [Oct-03-2009]: Please use this updated script for Ubuntu Linux 9.04 or above.

Alejandro has published a shell script to automate entire process. Open terminal and type the following command to install Flash 10 under 64 bit edition (please exit any browsers you may have running):
$ wget http://queleimporta.com/downloads/flash10_en.sh
$ sudo bash ./flash10_en.sh

Fire a Firefox and type about:plugins to verify installation:

Fig.01: Ubuntu Linux flash 10 in action

Alternatively, visit Youtube to see flash videos.

A note about RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux 64 bit version

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212 comments… add one
  • bobdobbs Feb 3, 2012 @ 21:30

    Doesn’t work for FF 10 or 11a.

    Breaks flash video on other browsers on my system.

  • Leo Jul 10, 2011 @ 19:10

    This should be directly available from Adobe, thank goodness there’s ppl like you to save the day. You’re the man!

  • Andre Merzky May 20, 2011 @ 20:26

    Worked well on kubuntu 10.04, but I had to run the following commands manually (from the end of the script):

    mkdir install_flash_player_10_linux
    cp libflashplayer.so install_flash_player_10_linux
    sudo cp install_flash_player_10_linux/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
    sudo nspluginwrapper -i /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
    sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
    sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/nspluginwrapper/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins/

  • R2_Navlag May 11, 2011 @ 20:54

    Thanks a lot, the script worked without any problems =D

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