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Adobe Flash Player 11.2 vs Gnash vs Lightspark
« on: June 09, 2016, 09:11:29 am »
Which do you think is better: Adobe Flash Player 11.2, Gnash or Lightspark? Please state some reasons why...
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Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 vs Gnash vs Lightspark
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2016, 12:35:28 pm »
If you need flash, definitely the adobe flashplayer. (this will only work for Firefox though).

Reason .. the others simply don't work, or they didn't the last time I tried using them.

But really if you need flash and are using 64bit Peppermint you'd may be better off simply using Chrome with it's built in pepperflash.



Which web browser are you using ?

and are you using 32bit or 64bit Peppermint 6 ?
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Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 vs Gnash vs Lightspark
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2016, 01:28:58 pm »
If you've encountered a site with something telling you that you need Flash to view the content, definitely install Flash, or Chrome.  However, if you haven't encountered that, you needn't bother.  Many sites are moving away from Flash these days, but there are unfortunately many that also still use it.

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Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 vs Gnash vs Lightspark
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2016, 09:40:45 pm »
Thanks for some input guys. I am personally not a Chrome person, reason being is I don't like the idea of a proprietary browser but Firefox performance with Flash seems to be good. Sadly Adobe does not update to the latest version, just backports security updates.
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Re: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 vs Gnash vs Lightspark
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2016, 10:29:45 pm »
Neither does Chrome .. AFAIK, Chromes pepperflash is still just a PPAPI version of Adobe flashplayer 11.2 (read the Chrome license agreement) .. no matter what version Google like to give it.
(don't quote me on that though, I'm simply putting it together from the license and could be wrong .. though I doubt it ;) )
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