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How to activate Flash Plugin for Google Chrome on openSUSE 11.2

December 9th, 2009 by

A couple of days ago, Google release a Beta version of Google Chrome for Mac and Linux. After installing the RPM I has been notice that the flash player doesn’t work. For make it work do the following as root:

cd /opt/google/chrome

ln -s /usr/lib/browser-plugins/ plugins

Restart Chrome and you are ready to watch some videos on youtube :)

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20 Responses to “How to activate Flash Plugin for Google Chrome on openSUSE 11.2”

  1. Danny

    I tried this and still not working for me. I don’t understand?

  2. Yuri Tsarev

    You have to install 32 bit version of Google Chrome package to use this workaround.

  3. Anonymous

    Why do you use Chrome? Try Chrommium from Contrib. Plugins work by default ;-)

  4. Just digged problem little deeper.
    To use flash in 64 bit version you need to link to lib64 directory:
    cd /opt/google/chrome

    ln -s /usr/lib64/browser-plugins/ plugins

  5. I have 32 bit installed and doesn’t work for me!! any suggestions?

  6. Mám openSUSE 11.2 32bit, a podarilo sa mi v Google Chrome Beta pre Linux spojazdniť Flash.
    Ale Flash v Google Chrome v Linuxe, (otestoval som zatiaľ len na openSUSE 11.2 Gnome s Kernelom 2.6.32) a Flash v Chrome nefunguje úplne tak ako by mal . . .

  7. nacho

    I love youuuuuuu!!!xD Thanks!

  8. This was the #1 link when I Googled opensuse chrome flash

    Miguel’s advice got Flash working in Google Chrome me on openSUSE 11.1!

    Thanks,
    Shak

  9. FloGatt

    Thank you! Works…

  10. Naren

    Appreciate your efforts….I use openSuse 11.1 with 64 bit processor. Tried to fix by both ways suggested by Miguel and Yuri….didn’t work :( help

    • Hey Naren!! I solved it… first tried the Miguel way (Im using 64bit opensuse too) and didn’t, so tried the Yuri one, neither
      But realized that the second didn’t make any effect because the directory “plugins” already exists, so manually erased it:

      cd /opt/google/chrome

      rm plugins

      and then tried the Yuri:

      ln -s /usr/lib64/browser-plugins/ plugins

      and that did the trick, Now flash works on my machine with openSUSE 11.2 x86_64

  11. raul

    totally worked, i use 32 bit 11.2. thank you

  12. K

    Worked great on 32-bit 11.1! thanks for the post.

  13. KrisKo

    openSuSE 11.2, working!
    Thanks

  14. It worked, Thank you very much!!!

  15. Ashraf Ali P K

    Thank you Marti Neslar
    Your suggestion worked
    thank you

  16. brunski

    Gracias Miguel, tu sugerencia funciono

  17. Beni

    GREAT !!! THANKS