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Thread: Problem installing flash player 9 on Ubuntu

  1. #1
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    May 2008

    Problem installing flash player 9 on Ubuntu

    I am using Ubuntu on my computer. I visited a site yesterday which asked me to install flash player 9. I downloaded it from But when I try to run that file, system says that it can't run that file. I checked the file and it is .tar.gz file. How can I run this file? Any guesses!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Steps to install Flash Player 9 on Ubuntu

    Here are the steps to install the downloaded .tar.gz file of flash player 9 on Ubuntu.

    On command prompt, type

    cd /home/folder_name/
    Note: Here "/home/folder_name/" refers to the exact path of the file where you have saved the Flash Player 9 .tar.gz file.

    Then extract the folder and run the setup file

    tar xvfz install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
    cd install_flash_player_9_linux/
    sudo ./flashplayer-installer

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