Re: Debian Wiki FlashPlayer page
On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 13:56 +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> I'd just like to add my support to the notion of documenting that you
> can install flash manually (if not the specific steps themselves). The
> flash plugin package, even when available, was a horrid nightmare that
> routinely broke things. It executed too much code as root in postinst
> context and sat indefinitely if it could not connect to the webserver to
> download an update. In this case, I think it is *more* harmful than the
> perceived problems with doing things manually.
I've added a link to adobe's instruction.
I still consider manual installation completely insane. It reminds me
slackware and MSDOS.