Flash player no longer supported in Chromium browser

As the title says, Flash Player is no longer natively supported in Chromium web browser, if you want to use Chrome (Flash Player in Chrome), you will have to download the Google version:

Go here and select the Ubuntu version you require, either 32 or 64 Bit:

See also (old but still actual):

I recommend you install this package too but I am not sure if it is really necessary although it doesn't hurt as I installed it when I installed Chromium!:

sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

Another thing (this is old too btw), take a look here for DRM protected playback:

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What is the difference between chrome and chromium? or is it the same thing just different name?

Chromium is the same as Google Chrome except the "Spyware", the problem is I cannot get Flash vids to play in Chromium now!.

If you install Google Chrome and want to check what plugins are installed, open a new tab and enter the following:


It will then show you a list of what plugins are installed and you can disable them if you wish!:

I went from a standing start on 15.04b2 and did

sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

without doing anything else. The plugin is there in Chromium!

The handling of Flash is getting very confusing. I wish it would die off, although BBC News Online still needs it :sweat:

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You and me both brother!. :smiley:

In Chromium, some Flash vids would play ok(ish) while others wouldn’t, after I installed GC, I didn’t (and still don’t) have any proiblems with Google Chrome playing Flash vids, it is better than FireFox imo!. :smiley: