How to Install Flash Player on Fedora 10

 

Step by step how to install flash player on Fedora 10.

 

   When using Firefox web browser on Fedora to open the site that require flash player to load or to play an video as an example on youtube.com site... you might get error that say something like JavaScript turn off or an old version of Adobe's Flash player.... this might be that you don't have the adobe flash player install on your Fedora system.  Fedora does not include adobe flash player plugin for several reason... but the step by step below show the example how to install flash player on Fedora 10 manually.

 

Install flash player.

 

1.  To install Adobe flash player on Fedora 10 and if you happen to be on youtube.com site.. just click link that say Get the Latest Flash Player or go the flash player download site get adobe flashplayer and choose from the drop down menu (YUM for Linux) as show on figure below

download flash using yum

 

2.  and click Agree and Install button now button to start download flash payer repository that use by yum to install flash player in Fedora system.

download and install flash player yum repository

 

3.  The dialog box say.... chose Save File and click OK button to save flash player rpm package on your Fedora system disk.

save flash player rpm package

 

4.  Open the x terminal and go to the directory that you download the adobe flash rpm file.

[fedora10@fedora10 ~]$ cd Download/

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$ pwd

/home/fedora10/Download

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$

 

5.  Use ls command to verify that the downloaded file is on your current directory

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$ ls

adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$

 

6.  Execute command below to install flash player rpm file for adobe flash player repository file that require by yum.

install flash player rpm file

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$ su -c "rpm -Uvh adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm"

Password:

warning: adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID f6777c67

Preparing...          ########################################### [100%]

1:adobe-release-i386  ########################################### [100%]

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$

 

7.  Then run yum command to download install Adobe Flash Player on Fedora 10

download and installl flash player on fedora

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$ su -c "yum -y install flash-plugin"

Password:

Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit

adobe-linux-i386                               | 951 B 00:00

adobe-linux-i386/primary                       | 12 kB 00:00

adobe-linux-i386                                             17/17

fedora                                         | 2.8 kB 00:00

updates                                        | 3.4 kB 00:00

Setting up Install Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check

---> Package flash-plugin.i386 0:10.0.42.34-release set to be updated

--> Finished Dependency Resolution

 

Dependencies Resolved

 

========================================================================================

Package             Arch           Version             Repository         Size

========================================================================================

Installing:

flash-plugin        i386           10.0.42.34-release  adobe-linux-i386   3.9 M

 

Transaction Summary

========================================================================================

Install            1 Package(s)

Upgrade            0 Package(s)

 

Total download size: 3.9 M

Downloading Packages:

flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-release.i386.rpm                       | 3.9 MB 01:33

warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID f6777c67

adobe-linux-i386/gpgkey                                        | 1.7 kB 00:00

Importing GPG key 0xF6777C67 "Adobe Systems Incorporated (Linux RPM Signing Key) <secure@adobe.com>" from /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

Running rpm_check_debug

Running Transaction Test

Finished Transaction Test

Transaction Test Succeeded

Running Transaction

  Installing : flash-plugin-10.0.42.34-release.i386 1/1

 

Installed:

  flash-plugin.i386 0:10.0.42.34-release

 

Complete!

[fedora10@fedora10 Download]$

 

8.  Now the only thing you need to do just ... restart Firefox browser (of course you need to close all the Firefox browser and open it again :-) )

 

9.  Then open YouTube and play YouTube video using Firefox web browser... if you can see a moving picture... you now officially successful install flash player on Fedora system... congratulation :-)

Play youtube video on Fedora

 

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1 comment

10
Nov

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