[Mageia-discuss] Flash videos

andre999 andre999mga at laposte.net
Wed Jun 13 10:42:45 CEST 2012

TJ a écrit :
> On 06/12/2012 02:16 PM, TJ wrote:
>> Adobe has announced that Flashplayer for Linux will not be supported
>> beyond version 11.2. There will be backported security updates for a
>> while, but that's it.
>> I've read that Linux has two open-source alternatives, Gnash and
>> Lightspark. Any opinions on which is best? And what about installing 
>> both?
>> TJ
> Oops. Should have looked before asking that last question. I see 
> Lightspark is a dependency for Gnash.
> But do they make a functional alternative to Adobe's offering...
> TJ
I tried Gnash a couple of years ago and wasn't impressed.  But now I 
block flash by default (and rarely unblock) so I couldn't say.
When I tried it before, it could be installed the same time as Flash.  
The latest version is in core.  So why not try it and see ?

As I understand it, Adobe is planning to phase out support for all flash 
in favour of something based on HTML5, but I could be mistaken.


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