How to Install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 6.3

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Adobe FlashAdobe Flash Player is an open source cross-platform application for web browsers that is used for streaming multimedia files like audio and video on a computer web browser like Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari etc. It will very useful when you want to browse the website such as You-tube. To install Adobe Flash Player you’ll need to change to root, install Adobe’s YUM repository, import the associated GPG key, update the repositories and install Adobe Flash Player. This post will show the simple steps to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 6.3. This post tested on 32 bit of CentOS 6.3.

1. Download Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 :

[root@CentOS6 ~]# wget http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

2. Install the Adobe Repository 32-bit x86 :

[root@CentOS6 ~]# rpm -ivh adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
warning: adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm: Header V3 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID f6777c67: NOKEY
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:adobe-release-i386     ########################################### [100%]
[root@CentOS6 ~]# rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-adobe-linux

3. Now you ready to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 6.3 :

[root@CentOS6 ~]# yum install flash-plugin -y

Example :

[root@CentOS6 ~]# yum install flash-plugin -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.nus.edu.sg
 * extras: mirror.nus.edu.sg
 * updates: centos.ipserverone.com
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package flash-plugin.i386 0:11.2.202.261-release will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

====================================================================================================
 Package               Arch          Version                        Repository                 Size
====================================================================================================
Installing:
 flash-plugin          i386          11.2.202.261-release           adobe-linux-i386          6.6 M

Transaction Summary
====================================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 6.6 M
Installed size: 18 M
Downloading Packages:
flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-release.i386.rpm                                   | 6.6 MB     02:16
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
  Installing : flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-release.i386                                           1/1
  Verifying  : flash-plugin-11.2.202.261-release.i386                                           1/1

Installed:
  flash-plugin.i386 0:11.2.202.261-release

Complete!

4. Verify Adobe Flash Player Installed or not :

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  • Ruio

    thanks

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