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I have just started dabbling in Debian and I really love Firefox. I have Firefox installed, but I can't figure out how to get Flash in Firefox. All of the online guides I have tried lead to one dead end or another. Can anybody walk me through how to get Flash working in Firefox?

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Without having direct experience in the matter, doesn't Debian have a package manager which you can search for Flash and it will install it automatically? I know the last time I forayed into playing with Ubuntu on my laptop I used the package manager to install flash and the problem was solved. If nothing else I am sure you can simply take it to the console and do a dpkg -i (package).deb after downloading the .deb file...otherwise an apt-get should work if you could get the package name. I will look into this for a bit to see if I find anything

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Well, doing "sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree" just installs the player for iceweasel. It doesn't work for Firefox. There must be some way to link the files though, being that iceweasel is a Firefox spinoff. – Austin Bourgerie Apr 17 '12 at 21:14
In the meantime, try something like 'apt-cache search ^flash' – Stephen R Apr 17 '12 at 21:14
Ah, I forgot about Iceweasel...If it works for Iceweasel, why not just use it instead of FireFox? If you are deadset on trying to use FireFox, maybe this would help?… – Stephen R Apr 17 '12 at 21:15

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