The Ubuntu Documentation project is a great resource if you wish to find out how to do configure Ubuntu or its derivatives. Unfortunately, the instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AMD64/FirefoxAndPlugins do not work as there is a typo in the name of the package to install 64-bit flash!
In section 2. Add sevenmachines’ PPA (make sure all package managers are closed first) after doing a sudo apt-get update the documentation says
sudo apt-get install flashplugin64-nonfree
If you run this line you will get "Unable to locate package flashplugin64-nonfree"
The reason is that the package name is now called flashplugin64-installer
So the line should actually read
sudo apt-get install flashplugin64-installer
Conrad Miguel E. Gozalo in his blog the geek brewery has written some simple instructions and a script on how to add the 64-bit version of Adobe Flash Player in Ubuntu 10.10. which
In the meantime I’ve contacted Dave Lentz about the documentation.
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