How To Install Adobe Flash Player On Fedora Linux 19/20




How can I install Adobe Flash Player Plugin version 11.2 with yum command on a Fedora Linux 64 bit desktop or 32 bit version 20 laptop system?

Tutorial details
Difficulty Easy (rss)
Root privileges Yes
Requirements None
Estimated completion time 5m
Adobe provided yum repository that contains RPM packages of Adobe Linux Software. You use yum command to install either 32 or 64 bit flash player on a Fedora Linux operating system. Please note that Adobe Flash Player is proprietary and closed source software.

 
Install Adobe Flash Player v11.2 on Fedora Linux 20/19

Open the Terminal app and become a root user:
$ su –

OR
$ sudo -s

Fedora Linux install yum Repository RPM package

If you are using Fedora Linux 32bit (x86) computer, type:
# rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

If you are using Fedora Linux 64bit (x86_64/amd64) computer, type:
# rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

Sample outputs:

Retrieving http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
warning: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.n6QLDN: Header V3 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID f6777c67: NOKEY
Preparing… ################################# [100%]
Updating / installing…
1:adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1 ################################# [100%]
Install Adobe Flash Player on a Fedora Linux

Exit and close Firefox browser. Type the following yum command to install flash player:
# yum install flash-plugin

Sample outputs:
Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
Resolving Dependencies
–> Running transaction check
—> Package flash-plugin.x86_64 0:11.2.202.359-release will be installed
–> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=======================================================================================================
Package Arch Version Repository Size
=======================================================================================================
Installing:
flash-plugin x86_64 11.2.202.359-release adobe-linux-x86_64 6.9 M

Transaction Summary
=======================================================================================================
Install 1 Package

Total download size: 6.9 M
Installed size: 19 M
Is this ok [y/d/N]: y
Downloading packages:
warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/20/adobe-linux-x86_64/packages/flash-plugin-11.2.202.359-release.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID f6777c67: NOKEY
Public key for flash-plugin-11.2.202.359-release.x86_64.rpm is not installed
flash-plugin-11.2.202.359-release.x86_64.rpm | 6.9 MB 00:00:18
Retrieving key from file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
Importing GPG key 0xF6777C67:
Userid : “Adobe Systems Incorporated (Linux RPM Signing Key) <[email protected]>”
Fingerprint: 78a8 75e9 7f09 06bd 6355 73fa 3a69 bd24 f677 7c67
Package : adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch (installed)
From : /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
Running transaction
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
Installing : flash-plugin-11.2.202.359-release.x86_64 1/1
Verifying : flash-plugin-11.2.202.359-release.x86_64 1/1

Installed:
flash-plugin.x86_64 0:11.2.202.359-release

Complete!




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