Selected Linux 64x - Ubuntu (apt)
The webpage tries to open URL "apt:adobe-flashplugin?channel=$distro-partner"
On LinuxMint, it calls "xdg-open apt:adobe-flashplugin", it launches a GUI MintInstaller, and it shows a messagebox that "rosa channel is not supported" (not literally - I'm not on Linux now, forgot exact message). Rosa - it's a codename of LinuxMint 17.3
So I planned to download a .deb package on Windows (and then move it to my Linux PC).
But on Windows PC the webpage does the same! Excluding that the scheme "apt:" is unavailable, so it does nothing!!!
My apt-get tells me that I have an up-to-date version of FP - some of january 2017.
But many webpages ask me to update the player.
1) Please fix your webpage - let it download the standalone .deb package (in addition or instead of calling the package manager)
2) Please check/update repositories
3) Decrease the level of paranoia!!! Do not force users to (fail) update brand new version. Your API has not dramatically changed so that old players would not play actual content, has not it?
The URL is not fake. The link you are attempting to use is for Ubuntu and is not guaranteed to work on Ubuntu variants. We do offer the .tar.gz for other distros. I can forward your request for a standalone .deb package to the appropriate folks.
What version of Flash Player do you currently have installed? Go to https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html and click the 'Check Now' button, what is the resulting system information? If you have 184.108.40.206 you have the most recent version.