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[Adobe] Adobe Makes Flash on GNU/Linux Chrome-Only

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"Adobe has announced their plans to abandon future updates of their Flash player for Linux.

Partnering with Google, after the release of 11.2, 'the Flash Player browser plugin for Linux will only be available via the 'Pepper' API as part of the Google Chrome browser distribution and will no longer be available as a direct download from Adobe.'

Viva la HTML 5!"

And it appears that Mozilla won't be implementing Pepper anytime soon

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But I like firefox sad-smiley-002.gif
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I have Chromium installed also.....but I don't like it........redface.gif
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Ugh. I don't like Flash but HTML5 just isn't there yet. We experimented with it at work and ended up with a nasty prototype app that worked well on some platforms, partially worked on others, and didn't work at all on even others. Of course it didn't work on the platforms that our clients use.
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Using Firefox atm with sites that require Flash on Ubuntu 12.04.

Crashes every 5 minutes.
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a Pepper->NPAPI wrapper that would allow Flash to be used...
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post #7 of 29
It's a good move. Flash holds significantly better quality then HTML5, but performance and backdoors outweigh these benefits.
post #8 of 29
Now how will i justify my android phone purchase? frown.gif
post #9 of 29
Good thing I <3 Chrome
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post #10 of 29
It seems to me that even Adobe has lost faith in Flash if they are going 2 platform only. I can't wait for it to die so we can adopt Java and HTML5 (although HTML5 needs time to mature).
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