[SATLUG] Adobe abandons flash player for Linux?

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Wed Aug 29 08:17:04 CDT 2012


Bruce/Rabie:

Thanks for the pointers, I was not aware of any of them.

-Borries

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 09:11:36PM -0500, Rabie Khabouze wrote:
> Yes Gnash or Lightspark http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/lightspark or 
> swf/swfdec-mozilla : https://launchpad.net/swfdec
> 
> But I see SWF will be deprecated in few years and be replaced with HTML5 
> since most Internet users are going mobile.
> 
> 
> cheers
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 08/28/2012 08:59 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> >Borries Demeler wrote:
> >>Just saw this little snippet on the flash player download
> >>site from Adobe:
> >>
> >>    "NOTE: 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."
> >>
> >>Is there an open source alternative?
> >
> >gnash: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/
> >
> >It's not quite up to date as it doesn't support SWF v10.
> >
> >  -- Bruce
> 
> 
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