Installing Adobe Flash Plugin

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Native Adobe® Flash® plugin is not available for GhostBSD. However, a software wrapper for running the Linux® version of the plugin is available. This wrapper also provides support for other browser plugins such as RealPlayer®.

To install and enable this plugin you need the FreeBSD Ports Collection install and perform the following steps.

1. Install the www/nspluginwrapper port:
 cd /usr/ports/www/nspluginwrapper
 make install clean
2. Install the www/linux-c6-flashplugin11 port:
 cd /usr/ports/www/linux-c6-flashplugin11
 make install clean
3. Before the plugin is first used, each user must run:
 nspluginwrapper -v -a -i
When the plugin port has been updated and reinstalled, each user must run:
 nspluginwrapper -v -a -u
Restart firefox, enter about:plugins in the location bar and press Enter. A list of all the currently available plugins will be shown.

Alternatively a much easier method is now available. Simply start octopkg and enter "flashplayer" (without quotes). Then the package flashplayer will appear available for installation. Right-click on this and choose "install". Then click the green tick or check mark on the upper-right and enter your password. That's it.