This is how to install Adobe Flash Plugin for Firefox:
- Go to this page
and select the option .tar.gz for other Linux. Download the file.
- Unpack the plugin tar.gz and copy the files to the appropriate location.
- Save the plugin tar.gz locally and note the location the file was saved to.
- Launch terminal and change directories to the location the file was saved to.
Unpack the tar.gz file. Once unpacked you will see the following:
Identify the location of the browser plugins directory, based on your Linux distribution and Firefox version.(Usually it is
For ubuntu 14.04 path is :
the appropriate browser plugins directory. At the prompt type:
sudo cp libflashplayer.so <BrowserPluginsLocation>
Copy the Flash Player Local Settings configurations files to the /usr directory. At the prompt type:
sudo cp -r usr/* /usr
Now restart your browser.