So… got Chromium OS installed on your old machine and want flash compatibility? Read on.
The version of Chromium OS used is ArnoldTheBat’s Version. This may differ with different versions.
First make sure you are logged into the Chromium OS system, then do the following:
Open Chrome browser
Press CTRL + ALT + T to bring up the terminal tab
shell and hit return
sudo su then hit return
The password is:
When you are in the shell screen (slightly different to the terminal screen) type in the following commands that are highlighted in black. After every line, hit return:
#Prepare the filesystem for writing
mount -o remount, rw /
#Download the data (all one line)
wget --no-check-certificate -O "data.tar" "https://googledrive.com/host/0B78S5hOqFxkOOGpDSHp4YWt0REU/addons.tar"
#Unzip the data
tar -xf data.tar
#Making the directories
mkdir -p /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
#To install mp3,mp4
cp /opt/data/libffmpegsumo.so /usr/lib/cromo/ -f
cp /opt/data/libffmpegsumo.so /opt/google/chrome/ -f
cp /opt/data/libffmpegsumo.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ -f
#To install PDF
cp /opt/data/libpdf.so /opt/google/chrome/ -f
#To install Flash
cp /opt/data/libpepflashplayer.so /opt/google/chrome/pepper/ -f
cp /opt/data/manifest.json /opt/google/chrome/pepper/ -f
cp /opt/data/pepper-flash.info /opt/google/chrome/pepper/ -f
#To delete the temporary files and restart UI
rm -rf /opt/data/
And there you go. Head over to whatever site you want and enjoy your flash 🙂
This is a tidied version of a script I found (can’t remember where, if you find it tell me and I’ll credit the creator) based on https://gist.github.com/3065781 which is based on https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Chromium
If this has helped you in any way please let me know. Tweet @_BenjaminPeters or buy me a beer!