Install Flash Player 9 Beta in Ubuntu

Adobe Flash Player is the standard for delivering high-impact, rich Web content. Designs, animation, and application user interfaces are deployed immediately across all browsers and platforms, attracting and engaging users with a rich Web experience.

Install Flash Player 9 in Ubuntu Dapper

First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

add the following Repository list and save the file

deb dapper 3v1n0
deb-src dapper 3v1n0

Now you need to copy the key for this Repository list using the following

sudo wget -O- | sudo apt-key add –

Update the source list using the following command

sudo apt-get update

Install flash player Plugin using the follwoing command

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

One more method is you can install this from the source code.If you want to install source code download flashplayer from here

extract the tar.gz file and copy file to /usr/lib/firefox/plugins or ~/.mozilla/plugins (check where this directory is located in your ubuntu desktop)

More applications Repository list can be found here

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7 thoughts on “Install Flash Player 9 Beta in Ubuntu

  1. Hey, this isn’t working for me. When I do the apt-get update, I get some error messages at the end:

    Err dapper/3v1n0 Packages
    404 Not Found
    Fetched 3189B in 1s (1774B/s)
    Failed to fetch 404 Not Found
    Reading package lists… Done
    W: GPG error: dapper Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 2D6CFB44DD800CD9
    W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
    E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

    Afterwards I went ahead and tried apt-get install’ing the flashplugin-nonfree package:

    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree… Done
    E: Couldn’t find package flashplugin-nonfree

  2. Yeah, I’ve followed your instructions 100%, and when I had trouble, I did it again. Merely repeating part of your instructions because you apparently assume I’m a moron who didn’t bother to read them is not helping. Thanks for playing anyway.

  3. Which part of the fact he’s running an AMD64 isn’t making sense to you people?

    Chuck – you’re stuffed. The Flash player is only for 32 bit systems. You might be able to get it to work by setting up a 32 bit system in a chroot as you would for FLash 7.

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