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Re: Flash problems

Op 16-12-14 om 16:15 schreef Jape Person:
> On 12/16/2014 09:55 AM, Curt wrote:
>> On 2014-12-16, Cindy-Sue Causey <butterflybytes@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I noticed gnash was installed as a lightspark dependency so, after
>>> having problems with lightspark, I backed up and just focused on
>>> seeing if I couldn't finally get gnash operational. Took a tiny bit of
>>> manual file manipulation to get my browser to recognize its existence.
>>> As of this second, it's working in both Opera and chromium-browser.
>> I've never heard of lightspark.  I installed gnash once a few years ago
>> and I did gnash (my teeth).
>> What is your definition of the word "working?"
> Heh. I'd take gnash right now.
> I just can't bring myself to install the nonfree flash. (I've had a hard
> enough time convincing myself that it's okay to install non-free drivers
> and the BIOS firmware update packages.)

Look good when you buy hardware. I don't use non-free drivers, that's
not a big problem. But sometimes I use non-free firmware and microcode.

> Gnash disappeared from testing a little while ago, and the lightspark
> plugin doesn't play anything, anywhere, ever for me.
> Makes me happy that html5 is beginning to catch on.
> I agree that gnash was pretty frumpy, but I could at least play videos
> at youtube. Not sure what folks using Jessie are supposed to do for
> flash besides go nonfree.

Most sites, including Youtube, are working fine with HTML5.

With regards,

> Sorry for the slight off-topic rant.
> ;-)

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen

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