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Author Topic: Flash player update?  (Read 8438 times)

Locator

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Flash player update?
« on: September 11, 2014, 11:40:58 am »

Where can I get the latest version of Flash player (or at least the Linux equivalent of it)? I know that the Windows version is up to 14 or higher. I am asking because some of the programs that I am trying to use on Facebook, for example don't work without it, and the most recent version of it that I have is 11.2.202.356.
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nightflier

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2014, 12:49:55 pm »

Latest version of Flashplayer for Linux is 11.2.202.406

You can download a generic version directly from Adobe: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Choose the "other Linux" version and follow the directions in the archive.
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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2014, 02:29:15 pm »

Thanks, although I should have clarified what I meant by saying that some of the programs (games and such) won't work without version 14 or higher.
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wigums

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2014, 04:55:44 pm »

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.
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retired1af

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2014, 10:15:10 am »

Not to mention, that policy has been in place for nearly 2 years.
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wigums

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2014, 02:13:50 pm »

as i am trying to package gnash and getting super frustrated i came across this....

https://github.com/mozilla/shumway

ive never heard of it before today. has anyone tried it?
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Locator

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #6 on: October 25, 2014, 04:58:16 pm »

Thanks, everyone, for you efforts in trying to help me out with this, so am I correct in assuming that as of right now there is nothing available for Linux that is compatible with Flash Player 14.0 or higher?
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M0E-lnx

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2014, 07:39:27 pm »

Google Chrome on 7.1 reports version 15 is installed

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2014, 06:32:35 pm »

What about for Firefox?
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roarde

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2014, 10:26:14 pm »

There is nothing for Linux itself, nor is there expected to be.

The player in Chrome browser relies on a Google-created program interface, not on Linux, and the vendor has decided to supply the closed-source player only for that API.
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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2014, 07:50:55 am »

There is nothing for Linux itself, nor is there expected to be.

The player in Chrome browser relies on a Google-created program interface, not on Linux, and the vendor has decided to supply the closed-source player only for that API.

^^^ TRUE THAT ^^^

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2014, 01:23:54 pm »

as i am trying to package gnash and getting super frustrated i came across this....

https://github.com/mozilla/shumway

ive never heard of it before today. has anyone tried it?
How do I go about getting it?
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wigums

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2014, 08:39:45 am »

go to

http://mozilla.github.io/shumway/

its a firefox addon, im sure you can figure it out
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Locator

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Re: Flash player update?
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2014, 09:30:27 pm »

Sorry, I just found out that it isn't compatible with the latest version of flash player.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2014, 02:47:17 pm by Locator »
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