I am using linux ubuntu, and I cannot run any flash file. I need to know how to install flash player.

  • What exactly do you want to do? Using flash in your browser or do you want to open flash files? If you want to watch .flv movies use the vlc media player
    – Darokthar
    Mar 4, 2011 at 7:34
  • Questions regarding Ubuntu are better suited for askubuntu.com.
    – Lekensteyn
    Mar 4, 2011 at 8:41

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Depending on whether you prefer to click or type do one of following things:

  • find Adobe Flash Plugin in Ubuntu Software Center and click Install - check this post for a detailed explanation with screenshots

  • run this command in terminal - sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

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