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Install Flash Player 9 in Ubuntu
Now you have flash-plugin-188.8.131.52-release.i386.rpm package convert this to .deb using the following command
For converting the .rpm package to .deb package you need to install “alien”
Alien is a program that converts between the rpm, dpkg, stampede slp, and slackware tgz file formats. If you want to use a package from another distribution than the one you have installed on your system, you can use alien to convert it to your preferred package format and install it.
To install Alien: sudo apt-get install alien
sudo alien -k flash-plugin-184.108.40.206-release.i386.rpm
Outputlooks like below
Warning: Skipping conversion of scripts in package flash-plugin: postinst prerm
Warning: Use the –scripts parameter to include the scripts.
Now you need to install this .deb package using the following command
sudo dpkg -i flash-plugin_220.127.116.11-release-1_i386.deb
Selecting previously deselected package flash-plugin.
(Reading database … 174973 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking flash-plugin (from flash-plugin_18.104.22.168-release-1_i386.deb) …
Setting up flash-plugin (22.214.171.124-release-1) …
This will complete the installation
Test Flash Player 9 Plugin
To check if Flash Player 9 is recognized by Firefox or not, open your Firefox and type in about:plugins.
Source: Ubuntu Geek