How to Install Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Install Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. 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 Ubuntu

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2: Install Adobe Flash Plugin.

As the flash plugin is available in the default repository of Ubuntu 18.04 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.

That’s all you need to do to install Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.