How to Install Adobe Flash Player on Debian 10

Install Adobe Flash Player on Debian 10

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Adobe Flash Player on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Flash is a plug-in for your web browser that allows you to watch videos and use interactive web pages on some websites. While HTML5, which is a more modern solution, is increasingly offered, there are still some websites which won’ t work without Flash.

Install Adobe Flash Player on Debian

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Adobe Flash Player.

Adobe Flash Player repository is not available in Debian core repositories so we need to add the canonical partner repository in Debian system:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb $(lsb_release -sc) partner"

You can install as follows:

sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash

Step 3. Install Adobe Flash Plugin.

As the flash plugin is available in the default repository of Debian you can install as follows:

apt install flashplugin-installer

You can check to make sure that you installed Flash correctly, by visiting Adobe’s Flash help page and clicking the “Check Now” button.

Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Flash Player on Debian 10 Buster. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.