Install Flash Player and Java Plugins For Linux

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Install Flash Player and Java Plugins For Linux

Online games can occur with small problems with some Linux operating systems.

Online games can occur with small problems with some Linux operating systems.

This is the easiest way to fix the problem.

How To Install Flash Player and Java Plugins For Linux

First you need to add 2 software packages, and second to remove two software packages.

Open the Terminal and copy there the following command

sudo apt-get install sun-java6-plugin flashplugin-installer

After the installation, you still need to remove 2 other package!

sudo apt-get remove icedtea6-plugin flashplugin-nonfree

The same thing can you also manage from the Synaptic

There install sun-java6-plugin and flashplugin-installer packages and remove icedtea6-plugin and flashplugin-nonfree packages.

Note: If you use the Linux Mint operating systems, then you do not need to do anything! Because it included with multimedia codecs and extra applications.

NOTE!

New updates for Mozilla and Java can cause that Java does not work in Firefox anymore,  the bug is that the Symlink for Java and Mozilla plugins is not pointing to the right target.
In Firefox, you can check the active plugins, in the Firefox address bar type about:plugins and press Enter.  If you not can find a Java plugin, then open the Terminal and copy the following commands there.

For 32 bit computers

sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/mozilla-javaplugin.so mozilla-javaplugin.so /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so 1

For 64 bit computers

sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/mozilla-javaplugin.so mozilla-javaplugin.so /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so 1

The correction remove the problem immediately!

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Then you can also install Adobe flash player plugin version 11 from the Software Manager.

Search for adobe-flashplugin and click install, reboot your web browser and is becoming active.Search for adobe-flashplugin and click install, reboot your web browser and is becoming active.

Install Flash Player and Java Plugins For Linux

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