Adobe Air for Linux is no longer supported, but you can still install the version 2.6 on Ubuntu & Linux Mint with a little tweak.
If you’re running programs that are built on AIR, follow the below steps to install Adobe Air first.
1.) Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window, I’ll do the job by running a few commands in terminal.
2.) Download Adobe Air 2.6 for Linux via wget command, it’s about 15MB.
3.) Install this package for 64-bit system:
sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
4.) Now the important part is to create a symbolic link to your gnome keyring:
- For 32-bit, run the below 2 commands one by one:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0 sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0
- For 64-bit, run this:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0 sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0
5.) Now give executable permission to the downloaded .bin package:
chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin
6.) Finally run it:
Follow the setup wizard, and done!
(Optional) To free up disk space, run below commands to remove downloaded package and the symbolic link you just created:
rm AdobeAIRInstaller.bin; sudo rm /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0
Hey thanks, but i got one problem every time i try to install wizard says that another is already other wizard runnig and then says error, can you help me?
Thanks a lot! It’s working on Mint 16 “Petra” :)
Gracias me funciono en Lubuntu 13.10, thanks :)
Thanks, works here. Mint 16.
Superb this worked a charm on Mint 16. Thank you
Thanks – Worked on Mint 13 64bit
master of master thx worked on mint 16 64 bit
Thank you so much it works ! I was so desperate when it didn’t worked (I need it to play a game named Dofus) so I reinstalled my linux mint 16 (yes I’m kind of radical) and followed your steps and it just worked perfecty.
Thank you again !
Thanks… Its worked with mint
Thanks a lot!
Merci ! La recette est vraiment efficace !!!
Ça m’a enfin permis d’installer scratch 2 sur Mint 17.
Ma fille peut enfin s’amuser avec scratch offline !!!
bonjour , pourriez-vous m’expliquer en francais comment installer scratch 2 sur linux
d’avance merci de de toute aide
Thank you very much ^^
Thank you !
This is OK for MINT 17 Papermate 32bits i386/i686.
You’re proof that good guys live! Thanks for this on Petra!!!
Any Ideas on how to install Adobe AIR 15.0 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I know Adobe discontinue Air after 2.6, anyways any shortcuts to achieve it?
Installation erfolgreich –
LM17 64MATE thumbs up!!
Thanks, people like you make linux working for people like me :-)
Got an error from Adobe, it wanted to have a Gnome Keyring.
Found a trick here : http://askubuntu.com/questions/87447/how-can-i-install-adobe-air
I have tried this, The Adobe installer comes up, then a small screen asking for my root password. When I put that in it says Authentication failed then closed the installation window
Installed on Mint 16 Started working
Thanks… it’s works!!
Linux Mint 18.1 Serena
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