Rumors of new Gnash functionality exaggerated

This really sucks. When I use Debin I have to install the flash player for FireFox from a different source you get all your other applications within Debian. This is done by modifying the apt-get configuration file. Other Distribution’s you have to download the linux plugin from Adobe and install it manually. Rumors of new Gnash functionality exaggerated – A free Flash viewer is one of the last major gaps in GNU/Linux desktop functionality, so last week’s news that Gnash, the free Flash player, had reached the stage where it could play YouTube and Lulu.tv videos seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately, it was. [Linux.com]

This really sucks. When I use Debin I have to install the flash player for FireFox from a different source you get all your other applications within Debian. This is done by modifying the apt-get configuration file. Other Distribution’s you have to download the linux plugin from Adobe and install it manually.

Rumors of new Gnash functionality exaggerated

A free Flash viewer is one of the last major gaps in GNU/Linux desktop functionality, so last week’s news that Gnash, the free Flash player, had reached the stage where it could play YouTube and Lulu.tv videos seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately, it was.

[Linux.com]

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