Any alternative for the Firefox plug-in 'Adobe Flash Player'?

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 06:45:21 UTC 2015


On 17/07/2015 15:06, WMID wrote:
> I solved this installing :
> 
> Fresh Player Plugin Gets Hardware Accelerated Video Decoding Via VA-API
> And VDPAU ~ Web Upd8: Ubuntu / Linux blog
> http://www.webupd8.org/2015/06/fresh-player-plugin-gets-hardware.html
> 
> 2015-07-17 0:55 GMT-05:00 Ralf Mardorf <kde.lists at yahoo.com
> <mailto:kde.lists at yahoo.com>>:
> 
>     On Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:32:44 -0400 (EDT), accessys at smart.net
>     <mailto:accessys at smart.net> wrote:
>     >how "Temporarily" is temporarialy
> 
>     As from 2017 "temporarily" will be eternity.
> 
>     "Note about the future of flash on linux: In Feb 2012, Adobe announced
>     that it is discontinuing its Flash Player for Linux as a standalone
>     download as of version 11.2. Adobe will continue to provide security
>     updates to the standalone Flash Player 11.2 on Linux for five years
>     after its release (presumably 2017). Newer versions will only be
>     available as part of Google Chrome browser. There are some open source
>     alternatives. Read more at the links at bottom of this page." -
>     http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.php?title=Flash
> 
Thanks for the link! After much experimenting I managed, had to install
Chrome instead of Chromium though. That does not bother me too much, am
not a "gnu fanatic". I tried various links of how to get it to work w/o
Chrome but failed all of them.

Sinclair




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