Adobe Flash player is important plugin that allows our web browsers to play multimedia contents like audio & videos streaming, flash based games and other rich media stuff.

Adobe Flash player is supported by different web browsers like IE ( Internet Explorer), Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera and can be installed on different operating system like Windows , Linux/ UNIX and Mac OS X and Android.

In this post we will discuss how to install adobe flash player on Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 / 16.10. Refer the below steps :

 

Installation from the Command Line :

Open the terminal and run the below commands

LinuxWeb:~$ sudo apt-get update
LinuxWeb:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer

 


Installation using Synaptic Package Manager :

 

To use synaptic, make sure synaptic package is installed. In case if it is not installed then use the below command to install :

 

LinuxWeb:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic

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Start the Synaptic Package Manager

Dash Home —-> search —-> Synaptic

 

Click on Synaptic Package Manager .

Search “flashplugin installer“, Mark it for installation and then click on Apply .