[Mageia-discuss] Flash videos

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Wed Jun 13 11:23:57 CEST 2012

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On 13/06/12 09:42, andre999 wrote:
> 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.
The current version is, according to Adobe, the last one that will be
released for Linux.


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