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libflashplayer for Adobe Flash

Allow Flash applications to be run usually for a web browser. A typical examples include video streaming and games.

Installation
Install using either package, or GetFlash tool:

Package option
Via software package:
download the .tar.gz file
decompress it to extract its content:
tar xfv install_flash_player*.tar.gz

replace any existing file at /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
re-start the Web browser


GetFlash tool option
See GetFlash page. This tool downloads and install Flash.

dependencies
+bzip2,+cairo,+fontconfig,+freetype,+glib,+libnspr4,+libnss3,+libnssutil3,+pango,+pcre,+pixman,+libplc4,+libplds4,+libsmime3,+libssl3

Linux support

Flash version

Configuration
for full functionality ensure that the Web browser's JavaScript setting is enabled:
SeaMonkey: Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Scripts & Plug-ins > Enable JavaScript for Browser
Opera: Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Content > Enable JavaScript
Firefox: Edit > Preferences > Content > Enable JavaScript

ldd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so



Also on the Wiki
Chromium - allows later version of Flash than 11.2 on Puppy Linux
FlashExtractor - view and manipulate Flash files
GetFlash
Gnash - Alternative Flash Player



Categories
CategoryMultimedia
CategorySoftwareLibraries
CategorySoftware
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