How to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8

Adobe Flash Player is still an important browser plug-in that is used to play audio, streaming video, and other multimedia content on Adobe Flash sites or platforms. It supports various web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera. Adobe Flash Player can also be installed on various types of operating systems, including Windows, MacOS, Linux / UNIX, and Android.

In this article, you will learn how to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8 using a terminal.

Install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8

To install Adobe Flash Player on your system, you need to follow these steps using the terminal.

  1. Open a terminal window using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Alt + t.
  2. To install, you need to log in as the root user.

System Pack Update

I recommend updating your system before installing new software on it. Enter the following command to update your operating system:

$sudo dnf makecache

It is also recommended that you update already installed packages on your system. Use the following command to update system packages:

$sudo dnf -y upgrade

Update installed packages

How to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8

Add Adobe Yum Storage to Your System

Now, at this point, you will add the Adobe yum repository to your CentOS 8 system. To add the adobe yum repository, use the following command:

$sudo dnf install -y http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

Add Adobe CentOS Repository

After a while, you will see that the terminal displays a “completed” status, which will be the Adobe Yum repository added to your system.

Install Adobe Flash Player

Now it’s time to install Adobe Flash Player on your system. To install Adobe Flash Player on a CentOS 8 workstation, you need to run the following command on the terminal:

$sudo dnf install -y libcurl flash-plugin alsa-plugins-pulseaudio

Install Flash Player on CentOS

This process will take some time, after which you will see that the installation of Adobe Flash Player is completed on your system.

Continue installation

Verify Adobe Flash Player Installation

You will make sure that Adobe Flash Player is installed on your system. Type “Adobe” in the search bar, which will be available on the CentOS 8 desktop. Now you will see the Adobe Flash Player icon in the search operation.

Flash Player icon on the CentOS desktop

You can also make sure that Adobe Flash Player uses in your browser or not. To do this, you will open the Firefox browser on your system and enter the following words in the address bar:

about: plugins

Check Installed Plugins

Now the installation completed successfully on your system. You can take advantage of Adobe Flash Player on your Linux CentOS 8 system.

Output

In this article, you learned how to install Adobe Flash Player on your CentOS 8. You also learned how to upgrade the system. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. If you have any difficulties with this article, please leave your feedback through the comments in the comments box.

How to install Adobe Flash Player on CentOS 8

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