So you just installed Linux Mint on your Workstation and would like to have Adobe Flash Player working?. This guide will show you how to install Adobe Flash Player on Linux Mint 19. This method works for both Chrome-based browsers and Firefox.
Adobe Flash Player is a Lightweight plug-in for browsers used for streaming video, audio and other multimedia content on Adobe Flash sites and platforms. For Chrome users, there is no need to install Adobe Flash as it comes with its own version called NPAPI pre-installed. Though you may have other network applications forcing you to install it.
For Fedora users: Installing Adobe Flash Player on Fedora 29 / Fedora 28
For Ubuntu 18.04, check: How to Install Latest Adobe Flash Player On Ubuntu 18.04 Linux
Install Adobe Flash Player on Linux Mint 19 – Firefox users
The packages required are available on official repositories for Linux Mint 19. Just run the commands below to have them installed.
sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin
We can also install a browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash package by running:
sudo apt-get -y install browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
Flash Player for Chromium users
Chromium users will need to use Pepper Flash Player which is maintained by Google and is newer than Adobe Flash Player. Install Pepper Flash on Linux Mint 19 using the commands below.
sudo apt-get -y install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
To update Pepper Flash Player, use:
sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install
After the installation of Pepper Flash Player on Linux Mint 19, make sure Flash is allowed to run in:
You now have Adobe Flash Player installed on your Linux Mint workstation.