Flash player in Vivaldi 32 bit



  • Now that Google Chrome 32 bit is not available how can I get flash on Vivaldi 32 bit ?



  • ~~From Adobe.com .
    https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect

    Just be sure to select the Flash Player for Opera & Chrome PPAPI~~

    Sorry, forgot this was Unix forum :pinch:

    From https://vivaldi.net/en-US/forum/vivaldi-browser-for-linux/9267-flash-player-does-not-work

    Hi! Try uninstall adobe flashplayer plugin, and install freshplayerplugin. It works for me.
    wiki.debian.org/Freshplayerplugin



  • Debian:
    apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
    https://wiki.debian.org/PepperFlashPlayer

    Ubuntu:
    sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

    Fedora/RH/CentOS:
    1. Install Chrmoium
    2. sudo ln -s /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/chromium-browser/plugins/libflashplayer.so
    or sudo ln -s /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins/libflashplayer.so



  • Hello everyone. First post!

    I have an issue with flash content, which I have not been able to solve so far. Specifically, the BBC website video reports will not play and the player advises that I need to download Flash Player. If I follow the link from the BBC and try to use the download from the Adobe site, Linux OS is identified and I can pick the APT Ubuntu derivative, only to be told that the 'channel' is not recognised ( or similar) after authorising apt to initiate the download.

    I have tried the suggested: 'sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree' which all seems to run ok and I have then restarted my system with no luck. If I look at the Vivaldi plugins, flash player is not present.

    Most irritating. Any advice greatly appreciated.

    Running Mint Rosa 32-bit MATE on an Acer AOD270. The same content runs without issue in Opera and Chrome browsers that I have installed. Vivaldi release is 1.0.435.26 (Developer Build) dev (32-bit), installed from my software channel, but it is not the only release that I've not been able to get to work.

    Thanks in advance for any help.



  • Sorry to say, i cant test 32bit Linux now. But i try to help. ;)
    On my 64bit Debian 8.4 i get the pepperflash player 21 and Vivaldi shows the Flash plugin in vivaldi://plugins.
    Flash Player 21 works nice for me at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-35956038

    Please try these:



  • @Gwen-Dragon:

    Sorry to say, i cant test 32bit Linux now. But i try to help. ;)

    On my Linux Mint 32bit, no problems.



  • Hi,

    Thanks for your assistance. I downloaded the deb package and on install Mint reported that the application was available through my software channel, so I updated from there instead and then checked the properties of Vivaldi to ensure the update is to the version advised.

    I have run the two commands in shell as suggested. The first asked me to authenticate, after which the command apparently ran but returned nothing to the shell window. I then ran the second command, which similarly appeared to run but returned nothing to the shell window.

    [attachment=3012]shell1.png[/attachment]

    I have checked the browser behaviour with the BBC website again and find that I still have the same problem.

    Any further suggestions appreciated.
    Attachments:



  • sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree –install --beta --unverified

    For beta Chrome.


    http://pipelight.net/cms/installation.html



  • I am using manjaro Linux (arch based) . Tried pepper flash from aur but no luck - it needs to extract pepperflash plugin from chrome 32 bit but packages are unavable for download ( Google closed 32 bit repositories) . The same is with Ubuntu pepperflash installer ( The same method that arch pkg used . Somebody suggested to use pipelight to create wrapper for the windows version of pepperflash . Well it will not work because pipelight is a npapi plugin and chromium uses ppapi plugins . Same for freshplayer . Fresh player is wrapper for pepperflash and it is npapi plugin .Sorry for bad typing I am on my phone



  • I'm not on Arch 32 but I've just installed aur/chromium-pepper-flash-standalone using yaourt and I zero problems.

    I don think would be that different on x86.



  • As I said it extracts pepperflash from chrome . And chrome is not available for 32 bit anymore .



  • Hi,

    Does this mean that I am in the hands of the Vivaldi devs to be able to provide me with a version that supports flash natively?

    I'm a bit lost on what to try next really. The sudo update pepperflash solution didn't work for me, I have a new snapshot of Vivalide from my channel but the BBC website still tells me I need to download flash (which is a non starter, see me initial post)

    Anyone else able to give me a steer on this one please. Opera still plays content with no issues.

    Thanks again in anticipation.



  • @IKRadulov:

    As I said it extracts pepperflash from chrome . And chrome is not available for 32 bit anymore .

    Well that's well known. But usually AUR is smart enough to provide the file from somewhere else if it's removed from the main website.

    And that seem the case

    https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/chromium-pepper-flash-standalone/

    You can see the discussion ongoing in the comments.



  • Had n't visited the aur page shortly . Personally I could find chrome 32 bit deb rpm or deb . Now there is a link in the comments to pepperflash . never have I searched for pepperflash lib alone . You gave the solution my friend . If you can tell me how to mark topic as solved it would be appreciated .



  • Hi,

    I'm being a bit slow here I think, but I still don't understand how to make this work. I have also looked at the Vivaldi help page: https://help.vivaldi.com/article/install-flash-player-for-vivaldi/?utm_content=bufferb7639&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer and I can get to the flash player download page no problem,

    I select linux 32 bit (im running Mint) and then flash player 11.2 for ubuntu (apt) and then 'download now'. I end up with a message saying Unknown channel 'rosa-partner' and the process stops.

    Can anyone please offer me an easy guide to making this work. I really like Vivaldi, but I'm going to have to give up if I can't watch content on the BBC site. I can't believe this is so difficult.

    Thanks again for any help anyone can offer.



  • In my lubuntu I took latest unstable chrome from here and I unpacked from it the libpepflashplayer.so file in /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/ folder. I think i386 is need for 32bit build.
    The apt on adobe site, I am pretty sure is the old NPAPI plugin which wont work on vivaldi.



  • Thanks for the advice Hadden89. I downloaded the deb package described, double clicked and installed it. No change. I still don't understand why BBC video content plays fine in Chromium and Opera, but not in Vivaldi.

    If I inspect the Vivaldi plugins there is still no flash player. Just a Chromium pdf viewer and a Widevine Content Decryption module.

    Has anyone got any further ideas please… please? :(



  • sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
    sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree –status
    sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree –install

    Please check where on your Linux the file libpepflash.so is found?
    sudo su
    find / -name " libpepflashplayer.so"
    See https://vivaldi.net/en-US/forum/vivaldi-browser-for-linux/4543-how-do-i-enable-adobe-flash#55422



  • @nickitson:

    I downloaded the deb package described, double clicked and installed it

    You should open as archive/extract .deb file, NOT install.
    Then go in tar.data.xz
    Navigate to /./opt/google/chrome-unstable/PepperFlash/
    copy libpepflashplayer.so in /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree/ folder.
    If you use file manager to do so, launch it as gksu <filamanager>for having root. Or kdesudo <filenamager>if you are on kde.
    Restart vivaldi and should work.</filenamager></filamanager>



  • Thank you Gwen-Dragon and Hadden89.

    I managed to download and install pepperflash and find out where the .so file was.

    I then worked out how to fire up the file manager as root and copied the file to /usr/lib/pepperflashplugin-nonfree. A Vivaldi restart and … boom.

    I'm most grateful for your assistance in getting over the last few steps. Can't help feeling it shouldn't have been that hard. I'll chalk it up to experience.


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