How to setup Flash Player in Steam Linux - another guide

Posted by slacker_mike on Feb 28, 2013 1:31 PM EDT; By Igor Ljubuncic
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As you already know, Steam requires the Flash Player plugin to be installed on your Linux box in order to play videos, which are encoded as Flash. Moreover, Steam requires the 32-bit version of the plugin for you to be able to watch the movies. And if you're running a 64-bit version of Linux, you will encounter a problem. We have discussed and resolved this problem in my first tutorial on this subject, using manual downloads from the Adobe site. Several people emailed me asking for additional methods, possible audio problems and how to work around the fact you must manually manage the plugin, which can be considered a hassle and maybe even a security risk. Not to worry, in this guide, I will provide answers for all these questions.

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