The objective is to install and enable Adobe flash web browser player in Firefox browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Adobe Flash
  • How to enable Adobe Flash
  • How to check Adobe flash version
Firefox Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux
Firefox Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Enable Firefox Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions


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  1. The first step is to install Adobe installer package. Open up your terminal and enter:
    $ sudo apt install flashplugin-installer
    
  2. Restart your Firefox browser by closing and re-opening the application
  3. Next, navigate your browser to the following Adobe Flash player page.

    Run Adobe Flash
    Scroll down to section 5. Verify whether Flash Player is installed and click on Run Adobe Flash text.


  4. allow Adobe flash plugin to run
    Click on Allow to allow Adobe flash plugin to run.


  5. Flash animation
    If all went well you should see a Flash animation.
  6. To check Adobe Flash version installed in your Firefox browser scroll up to section 1. Check if Flash Player is installed on your computer and click on the Check Now button.
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