Install flash player in linux 64bit

The flashplayer installed by flash-plugininstaller in Ubuntu 11.04 is buggy. To install a new version:

Uninstall existing flash player:

sudo aptitude purge flashplugin-installer
sudo aptitude purge flashplugin-nonfree

Clean your systen from existing files

sudo rm-f / usr/lib/mozilla /plugins /*flash*
sudo rm-f ~ /.mozilla/plugins/*flash*
sudo rm-f / usr/lib/firefox/plugins/*flash*
sudo rm-f / usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins/*flash*
sudo rm -rf  / usr/lib/nspluginwrapper

Download libflashplayer 64bit


extract the file

tar zxf

make plugins directory in in your /home/user/.mozilla

mkdir ~ / .mozilla / plugins

move the libflashe file extracted the the creeted directory.

mv ~ / .mozilla / plugins /

This will install the 64 version of linux 64-bit, now open your firefox and enjoy your flash movies



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  • Last modified: 2011/07/08 07:57
  • by brb