How to install 64 bit flash player 10.3 in ubuntu to work with mozilla firefox

After installing 64 bit ubuntu , i was happy with the speed , but mozilla 4  reported no flash plugin , so after a little browsing ,found out only beta version of  64 bit flash player is available with bad installation instructions,

steps to install 64 bit flash player for linux and mozilla 4

1.Download 64 bit adobe flash player from adobe labs here
            dlDownload plug-in for 64-bit Linux (TAR.GZ, 4.1 MB)

2.Extract the to a temporary directory

3.copy the from that directory to 
4. you might have to need supervisory privileges to do so , hint : use sudo

          for eg.  
                              goto /usr/lib64/firefox-4.0/plugins in terminal

                                cd /usr/lib64/firefox-4.0/plugins
        then  run

                            sudo cp ~/Downloads/ .

NOTE : here   i have extracted the downloaded compressed file to ~/Downloads , change it if u downloaded to other directory.

5. finally to check it , type about:plugins

 you should see something like :

Shockwave Flash

Shockwave Flash 10.3 d162
MIME Type Description Suffixes
application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash swf
application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player spl

Thats it , you have installed 64 bit  flash ,Enjoy!


  1. Thanks for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your further write ups thanks once again.
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    1. thank you , i will surely write more articles... thank u for ur kind appreciation


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