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What to use for browser flash support?


On 01/21/2018 11:31 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 01/20/2018 06:00 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
>> Running lubuntu 17.18 (artful)
>> 
>> Using chromium, I run into some videos (On msnbc's full episodes of
>> their various news/talk shows.  clicking the `full episodes' link at:
>>    http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show#!#full-episodes
>> 
>> For example, brings up the error message:
>> ,----
>> |   To watch video, download or enable adobe flash player plug-in in
>> |   your security preferences.
> 
> Without flash, clicking on the warning redirects to a Sen Jeff Flake
> interview video.
> Doing the same with flash enabled changes the warning to "Please sign in".
> 
> Chromium	63.0.3239.84 (Built on Ubuntu , running on Ubuntu 16.04)
> OS	Linux
> Flash plugin	28.0.0.126 /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so
> 
> 
> $ dpkg -l | grep flash
> ii  flashplugin-installer
> 28.0.0.137ubuntu0.16.04.1                    amd64        Adobe Flash
> Player plugin installer
> 
> http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/about/
> You have version 28,0,0,126 installed

And for those that have decided it's OK to hijack Harry's thread with OT
32bit CPU debate...

Site acts the same on 32bit Ubuntu:

About Flash
Chromium	63.0.3239.84 (Built on Ubuntu , running on Ubuntu 16.04)
OS	Linux
Flash plugin	28.0.0.126 /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libpepflashplayer.so

$ uname -a
Linux ... 4.4.0-112-generic #135-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 19 11:48:14 UTC 2018
i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux

-cpu:0
       description: CPU
       product: Genuine Intel(R) CPU           T2250  @ 1.73GHz
       vendor: Intel Corp.
       physical id: 4
       bus info: cpu at 0
       version: 6.14.8
       serial: 0000-06E8-0000-0000-0000-0000
       slot: U2E1
       size: 1733MHz
       capacity: 2048MHz
       width: 32 bits

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