Install Adobe Flash Player in Ubuntu 13.04 [Quick Tip]

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One of the first few things which you need to do in Ubuntu is to install Adobe Flash Player. No matter how much you hate Adobe for security reasons, it will be difficult for you to survive on Internet. Flash lets you watch You Tube videos, play games on Facebook and enables rich internet applications in your browser.

While Google Chrome comes integrated with Flash Player, you need to install Adobe Flash Player plugin in Mozilla Firefox. But when I tried installing the plugin, all it could to do was to keep searching for a suitable plugin.

Adobe Flash Player Mozilla Firefox Ubuntu 13.04

The solution to this problem was to explicitly install Adobe Flash Player instead of the plugin. In this quick tutorial, we’ll see how to easily install Adobe Flash Player in Ubuntu 13.04.

How to install Adobe Flash Player In Ubuntu 13.04:

The tip mentioned here is the easiest way to install Adobe Flash Player in any Ubuntu release. All you have to do is to execute one command in terminal. Follow the steps below:

Step 1:

Open terminal. Use Ctrl+Alt+T for a quick access.

Step 2:

Enter the following command in it:

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer

Voila! That’s it. You don’t even need to restart Firfox. Just refresh the page to make it work. Feel free to drop a comment if you are still facing troubles with Flash in Ubuntu.