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Flash in Chrome not working in 19.04


Hi all, I did an upgrade yesterday from 18.10 to 19.04…after the update Flash did not work in Google Chrome… symptom: Get the usual challenge to allow flash, then applet changes showing the jigsaw piece, right clicking gives the menu run applet, hide applet… clicking run applet has no effect… has anyone else encountered this?

I have since reverted back to 18.10 [thanks Timeshift] and applet works ok. Will do clean install 19.04 on a vMachine and see if this happens there…if it does I will try and add more details to this post.


I found that after upgrade, I had to reanable allow Flash for sites that on the previous UB version were already allowed. It looks like this was somehow reset for me.


Confirmed that it is a bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1825497

So - a fix is coming specifically for chromium. Google will need to separately make a release for Chrome.