Any alternative for the Firefox plug-in 'Adobe Flash Player'?
Alan Dacey (grokit)
grokit at ajinfosearch.com
Thu Jul 16 15:51:57 UTC 2015
The reason it is blocked is because there are zero day exploits being used in the wild. Look up "Hacking Team hacked" for more information.
The only alternative is HTML5 video. Some sites use it, like Youtube, but not all.
Basically you're stuck with flash if you visit sites that use it.
On Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:12:51 PM Bas Roufs wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> ever since a few days, the Firefox plug in 'Adobe Flash Player' is causing
> problems. When visiting Facebook or any other website with video content, I
> get information like this:
> *'Firefox has prevented the unsafe plugin 'Adobe Flash' from running on
> www.facebook.com <http://www.facebook.com>.'*
> When clicking for more info, I arrive at this page:
> A page from where it is apparently possible to download a newer? version of
> this plug-in. However, I prefer to use some flash package from one of the
> regular repositories.
> At that page, Adobe writes the following:
> *'(...) Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as
> a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to
> Flash Player 11.2 for Linux.(...)'.*
> To be honest, if Adobe does not continue any more development of his flash
> player for Linux, I would prefer using some alternative that continues to
> be maintained and developed. Do you know any alternative with a similar
> functionality, allowing me to get rid of Adobe Flash Player?
> Respectfully yours,
> Bas G. Roufs.
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