adobe flash updates

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at
Sat Mar 25 18:01:56 UTC 2017

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OK, so get Google Chrome from and never worry about
outdated Flash again.

- --Bob.

On 2017-03-25 01:57 PM, raymond wrote:
> Hi, Bob, I'm trying to open a video on CBC.

> On 2017-03-25 01:54 PM, Bob Jonkman wrote: 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> 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> 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 are
>>>>> we
>>>>>> 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. Thanks
>>>>>> -- Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please
>>>>>> excuse my brevity. so JP, how do I open videos?
>> Hi, Bob, I'm trying to open a video on CBC.

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