Installing Flash on CentOS-5.x86_64

With some help from a post in the CentOS-wiki I was able to install the 32-bit version of Adobe's Flash-Plugin on a 64-bit Firefox.

Using the nspluginwrapper RPMs and the flash-plugin from RPMforge.

This is what I have done:

  • install nspluginwrapper (viewer)

  • install nspluginwrapper (plugin)

  • install the flash-plugin: yum -y install flash-plugin or manually from the RPM

  • run the following command as root: nspluginwrapper --install /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/

  • check the installation: in the firefox addressbar about:plugins or visit a site with flash ;)

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