How do I install Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu (12.04) 32bit ARMv7 Little Endian machine? The .tar.gz and .deb files contains shared libraries for i386 target.
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You can follow these steps :
1) Login with "root" user on your Ubuntu 12.04
2) Launch "Terminal" (Keyboard Shortcut : Ctrl +Alt +T)
3) Type this command and hit Enter : sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
4) Launch Firefox and check do you have Flash Player (http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/)
Thank you for your reply. Could you tell me what source link should I add
to /etc/apt/sources.list file?
If I follow the steps you mentioned I get "Package 'flashplugin-installer'
has no installation candidate" and it fails.
Aananth C N
I could not see the information I added behind this request in this email
chain. For your information, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on ARM Big Endian
Aananth C N
There is a procedure of Manual Installation of Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu, follow these steps :
Thanks again. The link and the tar.gz file points to an image for Intel 386
architecture. I confirmed it using readelf -h <lib-name>. I need it for
Then I unpacked the .apk files of android releases from your websites, I
was able to find the libflashplayer.so for ARM LE target there. If I copy
to the /usr/lib/.../plugins/ directory, and if I type www.youtube.com, the
browser crashes. But the same browser works fine if I browse pages that
dont have flash content in it.
Aananth C N
Glad to help !!
It wont go to the plave where I extracted it.
A few days ago I actually had Flash under Firefox and Kubuntu 12.10 working correctly, but some update or other seems to have killed it -- in two stages. First, I wasn't able to play Flash pages on the Flash Media server -- I kept getting the "not available" error. In my attempts to correct that I instead made things worse; now I can't view any Flash pages at all.
I've done the obvious things. I've installed, uninstalled, and reinstalled flashplugin-installer. I've downloaded both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of that package and tried to install the software from the downloaded packages instead of from the repositories. I've copied libflashplayer.so to /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins. Nothing seems to help.
I'm running out of ideas.
desktop arm7 is an unsupported platform for flash player. the desktop flash player will not work as i am told it utilizes intel instructions and the mobile version is tightly integrated with the android OS most functionality would not work under Linux Ubuntu.