Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

The latest plugin (Ver: tar.gz calls for copying a file to the Firefox plugin directory.
I´m using openSUSE 12.3 64 bit, where is the Firefox plugin directory?
How do I find it?



why not download the rpm from the Adobe Flash-Player web site

but before installing it, delete

< flash-player-
< flash-player-kde4-
or whatever is installed, ymmv


for some openSUSE versions, it looks as though the flash-player-
is already available, so should be available soon for all,
if you can wait a couple of days

the simplest thing to do is create a plugins folder in your firefox profile and copy the *.so there, but that one will not get updates and if you install a plugin via rpm you might end up with 2 flash plugins and a headache.
Anyhow your firefox profile is
/home/<you>/.mozilla/firefox/<somethingsomething.default/<make a plugins dir here>

ps packman also provides flash plugins so we might get an update soon

openSUSE 12.3 is out of support already, and doesn’t receive any more updates.
You should better upgrade to a supported version, like 13.1 or 13.2.

That said, browser plugins are normally installed to /usr/lib64/browser-plugins/.

And an updated openSUSE flash-player package is available for 12.1-12.3 here:


the latest rpm from Adobe has the contents and puts the files as follows,


flash-plugin - Adobe Flash Player


17 files total


Thank you all for your support. Looks like an update to a later version is the way to go.
Thanks again,