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Install Papper Flash on Ubuntu
Flash Player on your system enables the browser to play multimedia content like animations, videos, and games. Not all but some websites need a Flash Player to be installed on your system to play such multimedia content. The Papper Flash Player package is maintained by Google and it is available for Google Chrome and Chromium browser. For Google Chrome it comes preinstalled with it but for Chromium, you should install it manually. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to install Papper Flash on Ubuntu.
Before you start to Install Papper Flash on Ubuntu. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.
Add Papper Flash PPA
As Papper Flash is available through the Canonical Partner repository we need to add its PPA manually.
Open the terminal in Ubuntu typing
Ctrl+Alt+t at the same time.
Now to add the PPA to your system run type the following command in the terminal and hit
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
As we have added new repository we should update
apt package manager index. To update the index type the following command:
sudo apt update
Install Papper Flash for Mozilla Firefox
Now install the Papper Flash Player plugin for Mozilla Firefox running following command in the terminal:
sudo apt -y install browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
After completing the above command successfully you have successfully installed Papper Flash plugin on your Ubuntu system for Firefox browser.
Install Papper Flash for Chromium
Now install the Papper Flash Player plugin for Chromium running following command in the terminal:
sudo apt -y install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
After completing the above command successfully you have successfully installed Papper Flash plugin on your Ubuntu system for Chromium browser.
Now open the following link and allow Flash Player to run on different websites in Chromium setting
Ask First enabled:
and the next step:
Update Papper Flash Player Plugin
To update Papper Flash Player plugin you can use the following command:
sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install
You have successfully learned how to Install Papper Flash on Ubuntu. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.