How to install Adobe Flash plugin on Fedora [Guide]

1New to Fedora Linux? Puzzled about how to get the Adobe Flash plugin running? This guide will help you! In no time at all, you’ll have Flash running in your browser! Let’s get started!

Before We Begin

If you’re a Google Chrome user (and have downloaded the Chrome .rpm from the Chrome download page), disregard this guide. Chrome comes with it’s own Flash plugin.

This guide is done with a terminal. Open a terminal window by opening the Gnome activities window and searching for ‘terminal’.

This guide works on all versions of Fedora.

How To Install The Adobe Flash Plugin On Fedora

  • To get Flash working, we still need to download it and install it to get it running.

64bit users, enter the command below enter the command below into your terminal.

sudo yum install http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm -y

32bit users, enter the command below into your terminal.

sudo yum install http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm -y

  • After installing Flash itself, we need to then enable it in the browser. To do this, enter the commands below into the terminal window.

sudo rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
sudo yum install flash-plugin -y

Done!

Conclusion

Flash is a very heavy plugin, but also a very necessary one. With this guide, you’ve learned exactly how you can get the Adobe Flash plugin running on your Fedora-based PC! Enjoy!

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