Adobe Really Does Love Us!

In addition to this week’s announcement about a particularly awesome little beta release of Flash 9 Update, which features all sorts of treats such as native GTK support and fullscreen use, Adobe has gone one step further in easing adoption of Flash on Linux: particularly for PCLinuxOS, openSUSE, and Fedora users.

As of yesterday, Adobe now sports its own, maintained YUM repository for Flash. 😀

In order to install Flash, just run the following:

wget http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-1.0-0.noarch.rpm -O ~/adobe-release-1.0-0.noarch.rpm
su -c "rpm -Uvh adobe-release-1.0-0.noarch.rpm" root
su -c "yum install -y flash-plugin" root

Remember to restart any web browsers after installing Flash!

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4 Responses to “Adobe Really Does Love Us!”


  1. 1 Derek Buranen June 15, 2007 at 11:25 am

    You know you posted this on “ubuntu” users planet?

    We don’t use no stinkin yum or rpm.

  2. 2 devnet June 15, 2007 at 4:56 pm

    PCLinuxOS has Flash installed by default…so it doesn’t need an RPM from a repository.

  3. 3 Will Farrington June 15, 2007 at 9:08 pm

    @Derek – I personally dual-boot Fedora7 with Ubuntu Gutsy Alpha. So, _I_ care. 😉

    @devnet – Fair enough.

  4. 4 Will Farrington June 15, 2007 at 9:09 pm

    @Derek – Just to note, PUU picks up any posts from my Linux categories, so I can’t help if it picks up things about Fedora et al.


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