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Flash Player 9 on Linux (Ubuntu Dapper Drake)


It was tested on Ubuntu Dapper Drake (on an x86 – 32 bit machine)

1.install wine

sudo apt-get install wine

2. install msttcorefonts (optional)

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

3. Download firefox version for windows . (We have to wait for the native flash 9 plugin.

Read More about flash 9 on linux development on the adobe’s blog)

wget
http://ftp-mozilla.netscape.com/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/1.5.0.6/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%201.5.0.6.exe

run the setup

wine Firefox\ Setup\ 1.5.0.6.exe

4.Download the adobe’s flash 9 setup

wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player.exe

Start the setup with wine

wine install_flash_player.exe

point the plugins directory to c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins

5.start firefox with

wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Mozilla\ Firefox/firefox.exe

write about:plugins in the Url bar

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