How To Install Pepper Flash Player 12.0 On Ubuntu 14.04,13.10,13.04,12.10,12.04, Linux Mint 16,15,14,13, Pear OS 8,7 And Elementary OS 0.2

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Pepper Flash is a version of Adobe Flash Player, specially developed for Chromium, which is open-source, and so, can’t get the Flash Player API implemented by default, due to proprietary licence issues. The latest version available is Pepper Flash Player 12.0.

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“For Flash Player releases after 11.2, the Flash Player browser plugin for Linux will only be available via the “Pepper” API as part of the Google Chrome browser distribution and will no longer be available as a direct download from Adobe. Adobe will continue to provide security updates to non-Pepper distributions of Flash Player 11.2 on Linux for five years from its release.”

In this article I will show you how to install Pepper Flash Player 12.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, and derivates, including: Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it has been added to the default repositories of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, installing Pepper Flash Player 12.0 is easy. All you have to do is:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pepflashplugin-nonfree

After the installation has been done completely, do this:

$ sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install

For Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14, Linux Mint 13, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS, Pepper Flash Player 12.0 is available via some third party PPA.

So, all you have to do is:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skunk/pepper-flash
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install pepflashplugin-installer
$ sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install


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