How do I use terminal in Linux to find and install the Flash Player plug-in?

Anonymous April 18, 2014
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I am new to Linux and am running the ElementaryOS (an XP refugee). I need to load the Adobe Flash Player so I can do some things with my browser Firefox 28 and it says I need to go to the terminal and find the browser plugin folder and load the files there.

I can’t find the browser plugin folder using the terminal app. and if I do I don’t know what to do then.

  1. Rosencrantzrs
    April 23, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    This answer worked great! Thanks again. Problem solved.

  2. dragonmouth
    April 18, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    You DO NOT need to use terminal to install the plug-in. You install the plug-in from within Firefox. In the Menu Bar click on Tools, the click on Add-ons. That will connect you with the Mozilla Add-ons page. Search for Flash Plugin, then install it.

    • Rosencrantzrs
      April 18, 2014 at 6:49 pm

      Wow, if it's that easy why couldn't I find that answer in all the internet searching that I did! Thanks, I'll try it when I get home tonight and let you know if this solves it.