Install Adobe AIR under 64Bit Ubuntu
For trying to develop some Adobe AIR applications, i’ve need to install AIR. After a little research it turns out, that the current version is only available for 32 Bit Ubuntu, so i need a workaround.
First download the 32 Bit adobeair.deb from the Adobe website:
After that you must extract the deb-file and the control-files, change the architecture parameter from ‘i386’ to ‘all’ and repackage all into a new deb-file:
mkdir temp dpkg-deb -x adobeair.deb temp dpkg-deb --control adobeair.deb temp/DEBIAN sed -i "s/i386/all/" temp/DEBIAN/control dpkg -b temp adobeair_x64.deb
Finally you can install Adobe AIR on a 64-bit system with the following command:
sudo dpkg -i adobeair_x64.deb
Now you are able to install AIR applications and use that.