It’s not easy to install adobe air on Ubuntu, especially on a newer Ubuntu release. Adobe AIR is no longer providing a Linux version. Fortunately, most Air apps don’t require newer versions of Air. This tutorial shows how to install adobe air 2.6 on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

  • 1. Launch a terminal from the dash home, or press Ctrl+Alt+T. Execute this command to install libhal-storage1, lib32nss-mdns, and libgnome-keyring0 if need.
    sudo apt-get install libhal-storage1 libgnome-keyring0 lib32nss-mdns
  • 2. Download the utility called getlibs-all.deb. Use this command to install it:
    sudo dpkg -i getlibs-all.deb
  • 3. Use getlibs to install 32-bit libraries on Ubuntu:
    sudo getlibs -l libhal-storage.so.1
    sudo getlibs -l libgnome-keyring.so.0.1.1
  • 4. link a couple of libraries
    sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0
  • 5. Now Download Adobe Air 2.6 For Linux
    give executable privilege and run the installer:

    cd ~/Downloads
    chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin
    sudo ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin
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