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Friday, November 13, 2009

Installing adobe 64 bit flash player in openSUSE 11.2

Download 64 bit flash player alpha from adobe site,


see screenshot below

In the page, goto last link "Download 64-bit Plugin for Linux" and right click and save as see screenshot below

Goto file manager and extract the zip (or use command line if you wish)

See screenshot below

Goto command line (konsole or gnome-terminal) and change directory to Download by giving cd Download

Then use sudo command and copy the shared object into lib64/browser-plugins under /usr folder as follows

sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/browser-plugins/

you will be prompted superuser password (in suse, sudo command prompts super user password)

see the screenshot below how the copy command executes in konsole

That is it, you have installed 64 bit flash player in opensuse11.2

To check if the flashplayer is installed, goto firefox and type about:plugins

You should be seeing a new flash plugin, which you installed now

64 bit flash player in action (along with sound of course), how simple, isn't it ?


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