Flash Player 8.5 Linux (Ubuntu Dapper Drake)

It was tested on Dapper Drake beta 2 (on x86 - 32 bit machine)

1.install wine

sudo apt-get install wine

2. install msttcorefonts (optional)

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

3. Download firefox version for windows (yes you heard it well - Thank you macromedia)


run the setup

wine Firefox\ Setup\

4.Download the macromedia flash 8.5 setup

wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/fp8-5_beta/install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe

Start the setup with wine

wine install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe

point the plugins directory to c:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins

5.start firefox with

wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Mozilla\ Firefox/firefox.exe

write about:plugins in the Url bar

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