Firefox/NPAPI/Flash discussion for UDS

Ramon Marquez libuntu at
Mon Oct 19 13:21:57 UTC 2015

The problem of freshplayerplugin is that require Google Chrome 
installed. I too use freshplayerplugin and it work excellent!

Greeting from Venezuela

El 19/10/15 a las 08:42, Marco Trevisan escribió:
> Il 12/10/2015 21:39, Bryan Quigley ha scritto:
>> Hi all,
>> Mozilla has announced their plan to drop NPAPI support for everything
>> but Flash at the end of 2016[1].  That got me thinking that we might
>> have to drop it sooner than that for 16.04 LTS [2] - which is what
>> happened fro Chromium for 14.04 LTS.   Flash (NPAPI Linux) is also
>> possibly going EOL for Firefox in February 2017 which might be good to
>> talk about again as well.
> Although Flash is not my beloved platform at all, I understand that
> there's still lot of people using Ubuntu depending on that.
> So, one strategy to allow Firefox to load a more updated NPAPI flash
> plugin (that has not a planned EOL), would be to use freshplayerplugin¹.
> I'm using that for long time, and it's working really well (indeed much
> better than the stock one), while it should not depend on Hal.
> [1]

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