I need to completely remove flash player from the system (Debian Jessie), I need some more privacy.

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove flashplugin-nonfree

I "removed" it using that command, but it is still visible in Firefox Developer and Iceweasel as plugin. How I can remove it? Where it is hidden?

  • I tried su -c 'dpkg --remove flashplugin-installer' but it doesn't work too. – Ishtarex Aug 17 '16 at 11:47

If you installed from package:

 apt-get remove $(dpkg -S `realpath /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/*flash*`|cut -d: -f1)

If not from package, then simply rm -f /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/*flash*

  • Thank you, I deleted /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so and it seems to be ok. – Ishtarex Aug 17 '16 at 12:26

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