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Ubuntu 18.04 - Firefox 63 - Flash Plugin

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Dell XPS 13 Developer Ubuntu 18.04.1 Firefox Quantum 63.0.3

installed flashplugin-installer from repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) multiverse"

confirmed flashplugin-alternative.so is in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and is a link to /etc/alternatives/mozilla-flashplugin which is a link to /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so

There is nothing in ~/.mozilla/plugins

Flash does not show up in about:plugins and

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html

says flash is not installed (so it can't be enabled).


I also tried adobe-flashplugin from repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"

and it did not work either.

I need Flash. Can you help?

Réiteach roghnaithe

My paths weren't the same as those in the provided link. I'd installed Firefox from the Software Center GUI and it used snap. so I uninstalled flashplugin installer in a terminal, uninstalled Firefox in the Software Center, installed firefox followed by flashplugin-installer in a terminal, and it sees it in about:plugins and works. Many thanks.

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

My paths weren't the same as those in the provided link. I'd installed Firefox from the Software Center GUI and it used snap. so I uninstalled flashplugin installer in a terminal, uninstalled Firefox in the Software Center, installed firefox followed by flashplugin-installer in a terminal, and it sees it in about:plugins and works. Many thanks.