Installing flashplugin-downloader on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

Example of installing flashplugin-downloader on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS using the command sudo apt-get install flashplugin-downloader.



Quick installation of flashplugin-downloader:

Step 1: Update system:

	sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install: flashplugin-downloader

Ater updaing the OS run following command to install the packae:

	sudo apt-get install flashplugin-downloader

Package Details

Maintainer:Ubuntu Developers
Home page:
Description:Adobe Flash Player plugin installer (transitional package) This package is a transitional package that can safely be removed after you installed flashplugin-installer.
Distro:Ubuntu 17.04

How to install flashplugin-downloader on Ubuntu 17.04?

Installing flashplugin-downloader on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

First of all update your system with the command:

sudo apt-get update


Above command will download the package lists for Ubuntu 17.04 on your system. This will update the list of newest versions of packages and its dependencies on your system.

After downloading the latest package list with the help of above you can run the installation process.

If flashplugin-downloader is not installed on your compter then the command 'dpkg -L flashplugin-downloader' will give followin error.

deepak@deepak-VirtualBox:~$ dpkg -L flashplugin-downloader
dpkg-query: package 'flashplugin-downloader' is not installed
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.

Installing flashplugin-downloader:

After system update use the following command to install flashplugin-downloader:

sudo apt-get install flashplugin-downloader

Above command will confirm before installing the package on your Ubuntu 17.04 Operating System. If you are not already logged in as su, installer will ask you the root password. After completion of the installation you can use the package on your system.

How to uninstall/remove flashplugin-downloader from Ubuntu 17.04?

Now we will see the commands for uninstalling the flashplugin-downloader from Ubuntu 17.04. For uninstalling this package you can easily use the apt command and remove the package from Linux Operating System.

To remove the flashplugin-downloader following command is used:

sudo apt-get remove  flashplugin-downloader

Following command is used to remove the flashplugin-downloader package along with its dependencies:

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove flashplugin-downloader

This will remove flashplugin-downloader and all its dependent packages which is no longer needed in the system.

Completely removing flashplugin-downloader with all configuration files:

Following command should be used with care as it deletes all the configuration files and data:

sudo apt-get purge flashplugin-downloader

or you can use following command also:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove flashplugin-downloader

Above command will remove all the configuration files and data associated with flashplugin-downloader package. You can can't recover the delete data, so, use this command with care.