Install Or Update Flash Player In Debian Linux


Install or update Flash Player in Debian Linux.

Adobe ™ Flash Player (formerly Macromedia Flash Player) is a plug-in created by Macromedia, but from 2005 onwards it has been developed and released by Adobe Systems.

It is very important that you keep this updated at all time.

Size: 8.8MB

Install or update Flash Player in Debian Linux.

How to install and keep Adobe ™ Flash Player updated in Linux:

First download Adobe ™ Flash Player.

Untar flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64.tar.gz into the downloads folder.

Option 1: File Manager, right-click the flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64.tar.gz file and select Extract here.
NOTE: Requires you to be logged in as "Root".

Option 2: The terminal window.

sudo tar -xvzf install flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64.tar.gz

Press Enter.

cd downloads

Press Enter.

cd flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64

Press Enter.

Next step is to copy the file to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins:

cd flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64

Then list all content in the directory with the following command:

Make sure that the is in the folder.

Now as root user:


Press Enter, then enter user password.

Now lets create /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins:

mkdir /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

Press Enter, done.

Next step is to copy to plugins folder and you can use nautilus filemanager if you wish.

Alternative 1, 'filemanager' type:


Press Enter,

The filemanager opens up as root.

Just open computer, look for home/user/Downloads and inside flash_player_npapi_linux.x86_64 folder, just copy the file to folder /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins.

Or you can use alternative 2, which is the terminal window:

sudo cp /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

Done !

Close the Terminal window with the command:

exit and press Enter.


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