Fix Ubuntu flash player and watch full screen videos

– Right click on any flash video, go to settings, and uncheck the box that says enable hardware acceleration
– Then open a terminal and type

  • sudo mkdir /etc/adobe
  • sudo su
  • sudo echo \”OverrideGPUValidation = 1\” >> /etc/adobe/mms.cfg

– Re-enable hardware acceleration, close Firefox/Chrome
– Restart browser

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One thought on “Fix Ubuntu flash player and watch full screen videos

  1. 1. There's no need to run “sudo su” if you're using sudo on all commands anyway.

    2. You should probably not echo the quotation marks literally to the file. It should just be “, not \”.

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