ubuntu 11.10 which version of adobe do i install yum, tar, rpm?

Asked by Phil Gould on 2012-10-02

Need to upload photos to YORK photo. say I need flash 11 active x. Curenttly none installed. Which do I use to install? Yum, rpm, tar.gz

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samuel (samuel-h) said : #1

To install flash I'd use the official version from the software center (just open up the software center and search flash, install the top result.

Warren Hill (warren-hill) said : #2

Alternatively

In a terminal CTRL+ALT+T Enter

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

see here for details

http://www.my-guides.net/en/guides/linux/330-ubuntu-1204-precise-pangolin-post-installation-guide

Warren Hill (warren-hill) said : #3

In general the order should be

1. Look in the Ubuntu Repositories (Software Centre, Synaptic or apt-get from terminal)

2. Try to find another repository you trust.

3. Find a ".deb" file

After that is gets more difficult

4. Install from source (probably a tar file)

5. Convert from another distribution (rpm)

However, in this case Flash is in the repositories and you have already been given two methods to install.

Personally I would go with the second post as there is other useful stuff included.

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