I downloaded the last stable Flash Player 9
Removed the Ubuntu package:
sudo apt-get remove flashplugin-nonfree
If you installed flash in another way, just make sure the old package is being removed.
Unpack the install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz with nautilus; (right-klick, extract here..)
then in terminal:
I am installing it locally (not using sudo) for Firefox,so I can easily remove it when the official Ubuntu package comes out:
this is what you see with a local firefox install:
Copyright(C) 2002-2006 Adobe Macromedia Software LLC. All rights reserved.
Adobe Flash Player 9 for Linux
Adobe Flash Player 9 will be installed on this machine.
You are running the Adobe Flash Player installer as a non-root user.
Adobe Flash Player 9 will be installed in your home directory.
Support is available at http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/
To install Adobe Flash Player 9 now, press ENTER.
To cancel the installation at any time, press Control-C.
NOTE: Please exit any browsers you may have running.
Press ENTER to continue…
———– Install Action Summary ———–>
Adobe Flash Player 9 will be installed in the following directory:
Mozilla installation directory = /home/tuxi/.mozilla
Proceed with the installation? (y/n/q): y
NOTE: Please ask your administrator to remove the xpti.dat from the
components directory of the Mozilla or Netscape browser.
Perform another installation? (y/n): n
Please log out of this session and log in for the changes to take effect.
The Adobe Flash Player installation is complete.
If you wish to remove the plugin :