adobe flash updates
raymondh40 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 17:57:22 UTC 2017
On 2017-03-25 01:54 PM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
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> Raymond, what sites are you browsing that still deliver that "update
> Flash" message?
> I haven't had Flash installed in years, and most video sites work
> fine. The exceptions are CBC and CTV news. For that I have a separate
> media computer, on which I run Google Chrome. That doesn't use Adobe
> Flash, but its own built-in Pepperpot Flash (at least, that's what it
> used to be called).
> I don't know if Adobe will maintain their new-found love for Linux,
> but if Flash on Windows is anything to go by, even up-to-date Flash
> installations are a major source of vulnerabilities. If I were you I'd
> uninstall every Flash component, and use Google Chrome only when I
> absolutely have to.
> - --Bob.
> On 2017-03-25 01:42 PM, JP wrote:
>> I take it back. Adobe is now giving security-only updates to the
>> NPAPI plugin that Firefox uses, after 4 years of being ignored.
>> Chrome has newer flash built in, so that would be a better option
>> than updating flash for Firefox.
>> On 25 March 2017 13:34:02 GMT-04:00, raymond
>> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2017-03-25 01:31 PM, JP wrote:
>>>> Flash for Linux is dead. Thankfully. Adobe isn't doing updates,
>>>> and hasn't for a long time, leaving vulnerabilities unpatched.
>>>> It's time for the world to move on.
>>>> On 25 March 2017 13:28:52 GMT-04:00, raymond
>>>> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello all, I'm having trouble opening videos on web pages and
>>>> I keep getting: adobe flash needs to be updated and is
>>>> vulnerable.I'm using ubuntu 1610 and I'm not getting updates
>>>> for flash, I know there's been a lot said about flash but where
>>>> with all this? do we have a replacement? I keep trying to
>>>> update it as they recommend but it does not work.Confused about
>>>> it all, need help from you knowledgeable types out there.
>>>> -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my
>>>> brevity. so JP, how do I open videos?
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> Hi, Bob, I'm trying to open a video on CBC.
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