Flash Player is integrated with Google Chrome. Google Chrome's Pepper Flash Player plug-in doesn't support Adobe Access on Linux. Therefore, you can have issues viewing rich media content using Google Chrome latest version on Linux.

As a workaround, enable system Flash Player in Google Chrome.

Enable the system Flash Player 11.2 (if installed)

If you have installed Flash Player 11.2 for another browser, such as Mozilla Firefox, you can enable that plug-in in Google Chrome.

  1. Start Google Chrome, and then type chrome://plugins in the address bar.

  2. Click Details and move to the Flash section.

  3. If you see an entry for Flash Player 11.2 r202 as shown below, click Enable. If you don't see Flash Player 11.2, install Flash Player.

    Chrome plug-ins listing
  4. Disable the Pepper Flash Player plug-in by clicking Disable.

  5. Restart the browser and see if you can view rich media content by accessing the web pages.

Install Flash Player 11.2

  1. Download the latest Flash Player from the Adobe site.

  2. Unpack the installation file.

    tar -zxvf flashplayer_11_plugin_debug.i386.tar.gz

    The package contains the following:

    • libflashplayer.so
    • usr
  3. Create a directory, plugins, in the Google Chrome's installation directory.

    sudo mkdir /opt/google/chrome/plugins

  4. Copy libflashplayer.so to the plugins directory.

    cp libflashplayer.so /opt/google/chrome/plugins

  5. Copy the Flash Player Local Settings configurations files to the /usr directory.

    sudo cp –r usr/* /usr

  6. Restart Google Chrome and enable system Flash Player.

Enable Google Chrome Flash Player

(if you want Flash Player version later than 11.2)

The latest Flash Player version supported on Linux for browsers such as Mozilla Firefox is Flash Player 11.2. However, Google Chrome provides you with a newer version. If the content requires a newer version of Flash Player, enable the default Pepper Flash Player plug-in.

  1. Start Google Chrome, and then type chrome://plugins in the address bar.

  2. Click Details and move to the Flash section.

  3. Enable libpepflashplayer.so by clicking Enable.

  4. Restart the browser and see if you can view rich media content by accessing the web pages.

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