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I would like to install Flash player for Firefox on Linux.

I downloaded the .tar.gz, and there are some compiled shared libraries. I am not sure how to make them work, and I am looking for a hint.

I tried to change LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point to the folder where those libraries are, but I had no luck. Any suggestions?

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what is your linux distribution ? – Coren Feb 21 '12 at 10:40
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Put the libflashplayer.so file in your Mozilla plugins directory (usually /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins or some variant thereof).

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thank you, there is another library in the bundle kcm_adobe_flash_player.so what is that? – simona Feb 21 '12 at 10:42
That's for KDE4. Looks like it goes in /usr/lib/kde4 or the like. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Feb 21 '12 at 10:43

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