Install Adobe Air in Ubuntu 13.10

The Adobe AIR runtime enables developers to package the same code into native applications and games for Windows and Mac OS desktops as well as iOS and Android devices. As at June 14 2011, Adobe Air was no longer supported for Desktop Linux Distribution. This tutorial is for those who still have a need for Adobe Air and the last supported version was AIR 2.6.

Install Steps:

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32bit OS

– Create symlinks to gnome-keyring

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

– Download Adobe Air installer

wget http://airdownload.adobe.com/air/lin/download/2.6/AdobeAIRInstaller.bin

– Install Adobe Air

sudo chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin
sudo ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin

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64bit OS

– Install i386 Libraries

sudo apt-get install libxt6:i386 libnspr4-0d:i386 libgtk2.0-0:i386 libstdc++6:i386 libnss3-1d:i386 lib32nss-mdns libxml2:i386 libxslt1.1:i386 libcanberra-gtk-module:i386 gtk2 -engines-murrine:i386

– Install libgnome-keyring0:i386 package

sudo apt-get install libgnome-keyring0:i386

– Create symlinks to gnome-keyring

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

– Download Adobe Air installer

[code lang=”js”]wget http://airdownload.adobe.com/air/lin/download/2.6/AdobeAIRInstaller.bin[/code]

– Install Adobe Air

sudo chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin
sudo ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin

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– Follow the on-screen installer to complete installation

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