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TUTORIAL: Flash Player

by Thomas Chung on Dec 30, 2003 (UPDATED 2006-10-19)

UPDATE 2006-10-19
Adobe released Flash Player 9 Beta for Linux. Here are updated spec files.

UPDATE 2005-11-17
Flash Player 7.0.61 has been released. Here is updated spec for flash-plugin 7.0.61

UPDATE 2004-06-06
Here is updated article for flash player 7.0.25

In this tutorial you will learn how to build Flash Player RPM package and install it for Fedora Core 1. Since Macromedia End User License Agreement does not allow to distribute the players from our site (See FAQ), we will simply provide a link for Macromedia Download Site where you can download the tarball and a custom RPM Spec file which allows to build your own custom RPM package. You will also find that Mr. Warren Togami has created RPM packages already at so please consider this tutorial as an excercise for learning RPM build tool.

Download the tarball install_flash_player_6_linux.tar.gz from following URL:

Macromedia Flash Player Download Center Linux