Install Pepper Flash Player For Chromium In Ubuntu Via PPA

As you probably know, the latest Adobe Flash Player versions are available on Linux only through Google Chrome, while other browsers are stuck with version 11.2. If you want to use Chromium browser instead of Google Chrome, here’s an easy way to install Pepper Flash Player.The latest Adobe Flash Player that’s bundled with Google Chrome doesn’t work with browsers like Firefox for instance, because it requires an API called “Pepper” that’s only available in Google Chrome and Chromium. A while back we wrote about using Pepper Flash from Google Chrome in Chromium browser by installing Google Chrome and manually adding the Pepper Flash plugin but here’s an easier way to do it under Ubuntu: by using a PPA. In case you’re wondering what are the differences between Google Chrome and Chromium (besides the logo), here are a few:Google Chrome is not open source (and thus not available in the official distribution repositories) while Chromium is;Google Chrome is tested by the Chrome developers while Chromium may be modified by distributions; for instance, Chromium in Ubuntu is modified to support the WebApps feature while Google Chrome, being closed source, doesn’t come with these modifications and thus doesn’t support WebApps;Google Chrome comes with

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