Saturday, July 27, 2013

Install Pepperflash In Chromium

Go to the Google Chrome Webpage and download the web browser for your processor architecture.
Unpack the deb package ( I used file-roller ) and go to the directory /opt/google/chrome/ .

Select Pepperflash and Extract.

Inside the directory Pepperflash there is a file .

As root :
mv /usr/lib/chromium/plugins

As root edit the file default in /etc/chromium and add this line :

CHROMIUM_FLAGS=" --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/chromium/plugins/"

The whole file will look like this :

# Default settings for chromium. This file is sourced by /bin/sh from
# /usr/bin/chromium

# Options to pass to chromium
CHROMIUM_FLAGS=" --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/chromium/plugins/"

Restart chromium.

Check the setting at chrome:plugins in the address bar ( check +Details ) :


  1. You are a saint. Getting flash to work in chromium has been frustrating me for hours. Thanks a lot.

  2. Installing from backports is easier:

  3. This is awesome ! ! ! Thanks so much !

  4. wow!!! thanks! this takes hours for me.
    I'm happy even if youtube already uses html 5player..

  5. You're a Star !!!


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