Ubuntu install the Firefox plugin

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This method is suitable for Firefox system automatically install speed.

1 installation download tool:

sudo apt-get install axel

2 download RPM file:

axel http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/

3 after the download is complete, the RPM file to install, because Ubuntu cannot install the RPM file directly, so the need to RPM file into dep file:

sudo apt-get install alien
sudo alien --scripts XX.rpm

4 of the code can be XX.rpm into a XX.dep file, and then perform the installation:

sudo dpkg -i XX.dep

5 after the installation is complete, the Firefox does not immediately loading flash plug-in, the need to continue operation.

6 find installed Flash plugin, for example I in /usr/lib64/flash-plugin, under which can be found in a libflashplayer.so file.

7 find Firefox plug-in installed position, such as I in the /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins folder, first in the next to find whether similar libflashplayer.so documents, if any, will be deleted, and then run the following command (not directly run):

sudo ln -s /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins

Restart Firefox after installation is complete, you can see the plugin.

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Posted by Perry at January 08, 2014 - 1:43 PM