Flash not working in iceweasel

If the some update of iceweasel has broken the flash in iceweasel,and all flash sites stop working , we might see the following message in the page Tool->Addons->plugins

The link given in the page to update the flash might be broken.

The workaround for this is to update the flash with the latest one from

Select the .tar.gz version for debian systems. Close all instances of iceweasel and Untar the downloaded package.

After the untar, we will get a folder named usr, a file and a file readme.txt.

We need to copy the file to the folder which contains the plugins for iceweasel.

For mozilla copy it to .

Now launch iceweasel and the problem with flash should not occur.

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