Install Flash for Chromium on Debian

Published by arifur on

The package pepperflashplugin-nonfree downloads the Chrome for Linux Debian package (.deb) from Google and extracts the Flash PPAPI plugin ( to make it available to other browsers system-wide.

The package pepperflashplugin-nonfree is broken since Google changed the method of distribution of the Flash plugin with Chrome 54 for Linux; is not directly bundled in the Debian package anymore.

This is the reason you have to install Pepper Flash Plugin manually. Download the PAPI version of Flash player from here

Copy to /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/

Now check sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --status

You should see somthing like this

Flash Player version installed on this system  :
Flash Player version available on upstream site:
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