Kubuntu papercuts

Rik Mills rikmills at kubuntu.org
Tue Jan 2 18:57:08 UTC 2018


On 02/01/18 18:27, Matt Ruffalo wrote:
> * After a fresh install, I'm told that extra packages are
> recommended/required for Firefox, and when showing the details for this
> notification, the only option is "Flash". In July 2017, Adobe
> more-or-less announced the official death of Flash
> (https://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2017/07/adobe-flash-update.html)
> and very little of the modern Internet requires a Flash player. I'm very
> uneasy about the amount and frequency of vulnerabilities in Flash player
> software, so it's probably worth having a conversation about when to
> stop suggesting installation of Flash right after a Kubuntu install. I'm
> not necessarily suggesting to drop this for 18.04, but as per that Adobe
> blog post, maybe 20.04 would be appropriate.
> Thanks for your time, and I'm very much looking forward to 18.04!
> MMR...

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