To watch Flash videos with Firefox, Chromium, and Opera, we recommend using Pepperflash, rather than Adobe Flash, for security reasons. Pepperflash is maintained by Google and included in the Chrome browser by default, and can be downloaded separately to be used in other browsers. Please run this command to install Pepperflash:
sudo apt install browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
To install Google Chrome, follow these instructions:
First, you’ll need to download Google Chrome. Click the Download Now button:
Select the 64-bit .deb (For Debian/Ubuntu) option, then click Accept and Install.
Select Open with Ubuntu Software Center
After the download is complete, Ubuntu Software Center will open automatically. Click on the Install button:
When prompted, enter your password and wait for the installation to finish. When it’s complete, the Install button will say Reinstall instead:
If the Software Center isn’t working, re-download Chrome and choose Save File to the
Downloads folder, and then run this command:
sudo apt install ~/Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Click on the Ubuntu () button in the upper left to open the Dash, then search for Chrome:
* You may need to log out and in for Chrome to appear in the Dash.
You can click on Chrome here to run it. For easy access, you can drag the item to the Launcher on the left:
Chrome will be locked to your Launcher so that you can click on it at any time:
Chrome will automatically be updated through the Ubuntu Software Center.