Script for Flash Player on Linux, Especially 32-bit

article #1002, updated 2059 days ago

Adobe is supporting Flash less and less on Linux. Google Chrome was the way to do it for a while, but then Google abandoned 32-bit platforms, and there are a lot of 32-bit users who want full Flash web-site compatibility. There still is 32-bit Flash code out there, but making it work can still be very confusing on many Linux platforms. Happily, as is the wonderful modus operandi in the Linux world, an enquiring mind figured it out, and gave us a way. It’s here:

A quick way to apply it, is to run these commands in order:

cd ~
chmod +x

Flash does not show up as an Extension, but it appears to work very well, you can verify it on Adobe’s check page.