How To Make Chromium Use Flash Player `Pepper` From Google Chrome

Adobe Flash Player 11.2.x is the last release available for Linux, future versions only being available through a new API called “Pepper” as part of Google Chrome. If you want to use the latest Flash Player 11.3.x in Linux, but with Chromium, not Google Chrome, here’s what you must do.1. Firstly, you’ll have to download and install Google Chrome. Any version will do; in my test I’ve used Google Chrome unstable (23) and Chromium stable and unstable (21 and 23; PPA here).2. Now, to launch Chromium browser with the Adobe Flash Player version bundled with Google Chrome, use the following command:chromium-browser –ppapi-flash-path=/opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash/libpepflashplayer.so –ppapi-flash-version=11.3.31.323Important note: if you don’t use the “–ppapi-flash-version” flag, the Flash Player version reported in chrome://plugins will be wrong. You can find out what version to enter here by opening a file manager and pointing it to /opt/google/chrome/PepperFlash, then open the “manifest.json” file and you’ll find out the Flash Player version number under “version” (it should be on line 4).Now open a new tab and enter “chrome://plugins”, and see if the Flash plugin version is correct. You can then check the Adobe Flash version you’re using, here.3. Try it out and if Adobe Flash Player that comes bundled

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