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How to Install the Latest Flash for Chrome in Ubuntu

11 May 2012
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  1. Download the appropriate version of install_flash_player.tar.gz archive from the official website

  2. Unpack the downloaded file, and copy the file libflashplayer.so into the Chrome plugins directory:

     sudo cp libflashplayer.so /opt/google/chrome/plugins/
    

    Note If the plugins directory is not existed, you should create it.

  3. Open the address “chrome://plugins/” in your Chrome, if all goes well, you should see the flash plugin information like this::

     Flash - Version: 11.2 r202
     Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
    

Now the latest flash has been activated in you Chrome.