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itreius
September 15th, 2010, 07:18 PM
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html

howefield
September 15th, 2010, 07:19 PM
Nice, thanks for that.

j.bell730
September 15th, 2010, 07:44 PM
Ah! Awesome. Thank you very much!

TheLions
September 15th, 2010, 08:02 PM
Thx!

101011010010
September 15th, 2010, 11:48 PM
Thank you. :popcorn:

Half-Left
September 16th, 2010, 12:04 AM
Just tried it and it's much better. I uninstalled the Ubuntu 32bit wrapper version.

easy way:

Put the libflashplayer.so in ~/.mozila/plugins (make the directory if you don't have it and yes Chrome will work).

FuturePilot
September 16th, 2010, 12:11 AM
Awesome!

blur xc
September 16th, 2010, 12:49 AM
Just tried it and it's much better. I uninstalled the Ubuntu 32bit wrapper version.

easy way:

Put the libflashplayer.so in ~/.mozila/plugins (make the directory if you don't have it and yes Chrome will work).

I just saw this on webup8 earlier today... http://www.webupd8.org/2010/09/adobe-finally-releases-new-adobe-flash.html

You can also stick it in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins to make it available to all users.

Has anyone tried doing any benchmarks?

BM

kerry_s
September 16th, 2010, 12:54 AM
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html

works fine for me so far.

tjeremiah
September 16th, 2010, 01:49 AM
it still freezes sometimes when I go into fullscreen mode (meaning no frame is moving) and I have to exit and return to fullscreen for it to play but other than that, im glad to see a 64bit flash anything right now.

blur xc
September 16th, 2010, 01:52 AM
Well- I googled "flash benchmark" and ran the first test I found, before and after...

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/465908

before my score was 12239, and after was 15961 and it appeared to use less cpu. It's hard to say because I've got a dual core cpu, and when one bar rises, the other drops, so how do you average?

I'll try it on some other 64bit computers in the house and see if it's a consistent improvement.

update-
tried it out on my son's low spec laptop. In Vista (32bit, I think) it scored 10445. The 32bit ubuntu plugin scored 6194, and the new 64bit plugin scored 8205... It's a step in the right direction...


BM

empty_spaces
September 16th, 2010, 04:06 AM
Can anyone confirm if Hulu works with this?

marshmallow1304
September 16th, 2010, 04:13 AM
Can anyone confirm if Hulu works with this?

Yes, Hulu works for me in Firefox on Gentoo.

kerry_s
September 16th, 2010, 04:35 AM
hulu works fine here to.

sandyd
September 16th, 2010, 05:04 AM
FINALLY!! will be updating flash installer w/ this tomorow. thnks!!

v1ad
September 16th, 2010, 05:09 AM
Nice && thanks :D, nice to see flash moving into the proper direction.

Quake
September 16th, 2010, 05:54 AM
So this 64 bit flash works better than the nspluginwrapper version?

formaldehyde_spoon
September 16th, 2010, 06:42 AM
This is a nice little bonus, thanks!
As long as it doesn't turn out to be less stable I'll use this instead of v.10 64 bit with the old security hole.

For the curious: they aren't calling Square version 10.1, nor 10.2 or whatever comes next, but it sounds like a close cousin of 10.1:

Is Flash Player “Square” available for all major operating systems?
Yes. Flash Player “Square” is available for all versions of Windows, Mac OS, and Linux platforms supported by Flash Player 10.1. In addition, it includes native support for 64-bit browsers on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.

Irony
September 16th, 2010, 11:50 AM
No sure which section to put this but as the title says;

http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/

For all those still faffing with 32 bit flash on 64 bit then this might be the answer. Its a preview release so expect to manually update regularly.

I've tried it on a few of my usual sites and so far so good.

To check the version of install go to;

http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

or type in the address bar;


about:plugins

Grenage
September 16th, 2010, 11:53 AM
Good spot, thanks for the heads-up.

cascade9
September 16th, 2010, 12:06 PM
Could adobe stop sodding around x86_64 linux users?....1st there is a 'beta' 64bit flash, then they pull it, then a few weeks later there is a 'preview' 64bit flash....I wonder if they will do the same thing when it comes to 'release' time?

I wish flash would just die already. Its the biggest PITA on 64bit systems, by far. When its installed, it works well, but this back and forth is frustrating. Doing things manually isnt my idea of fun anyway, is one of the reasons why I got rid of windows.

muteXe
September 16th, 2010, 12:11 PM
Is there a way to live without flash?
I've unistalled it from one of my machines in the hope that I could, for example, download a youtube vid onto my machine and watch it locally. I have had no joy yet though :(

Grenage
September 16th, 2010, 12:13 PM
Could adobe would stop sodding around x86_64 linux users?....1st there is a 'beta' 64bit flash, then they pull it, then a few weeks later there is a 'preview' 64bit flash....I wonder if they will do the same thing when it comes to 'release' time?

I wish flash would just die already. Its the biggest PITA on 64bit systems, by far. When its installed, it works well, but this back and forth is frustrating. Doing things manually isnt my idea of fun anyway, is one of the reasons why I got rid of windows.

I think flash is over-used, but at least they had a reasonable reason for revoking the beta client.

philinux
September 16th, 2010, 12:21 PM
Moved to the Cafe.

Any 64 bit users with the 32 bit plugin can just copy the new libflashplayer.so to ~/.mozilla/plugins restart FF and it will pick up the 64 bit version.

Blackra1n
September 16th, 2010, 12:29 PM
Good news!

Irony
September 16th, 2010, 12:33 PM
Is there a way to live without flash?
I've unistalled it from one of my machines in the hope that I could, for example, download a youtube vid onto my machine and watch it locally. I have had no joy yet though :(
There's gnash but it only works on a few sites;

http://www.workswithu.com/2010/09/15/testing-gnash-0-8-8-on-ubuntu/

muteXe
September 16th, 2010, 01:00 PM
Cheers Irony.
It annoys me to think we're so dependant on flash.

MooPi
September 16th, 2010, 01:13 PM
It even works with Hulu which the old version of 64 bit did not. Hooorah !

Untitled_No4
September 16th, 2010, 01:23 PM
There is no need to install and keep it updated manually since you can use SevenMachines' PPA (https://launchpad.net/~sevenmachines/+archive/flash). It still has the old version of 64 bit Flash but I emailed SevenMachines and he/she confirmed that it's going to be kept updated.

Calash
September 16th, 2010, 01:50 PM
Moved to the Cafe.

Any 64 bit users with the 32 bit plugin can just copy the new libflashplayer.so to ~/.mozilla/plugins restart FF and it will pick up the 64 bit version.

This is something that forever confuses me. There are so many plugin locations depending on the flavor and version. Do you know if this location will also work with Swiftfox? Googling this is a nightmare because you get a ton of different results that sometimes work and sometimes don't/

I found where I could drop the plugin for Chrome...at least I found one in /var/lib or something like that.

MooPi
September 16th, 2010, 01:54 PM
I have kept a 32 bit machine running just for sites like Hulu that did not support the 64 bit version. I'm now FREEEEE :-)

ubunterooster
September 16th, 2010, 01:57 PM
Is there a way to live without flash?
I've unistalled it from one of my machines in the hope that I could, for example, download a youtube vid onto my machine and watch it locally. I have had no joy yet though :(
Try this:
FlashVideoReplacer (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161869/) by lovinglinux (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/user/4352153/)

Add to Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/161869/addon-161869-latest.xpi?src=search)


Rated 5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161869/#reviews)
7,049 weekly downloads

formaldehyde_spoon
September 16th, 2010, 02:35 PM
This(here, location of the post you're reading) thread has a much better title, but it's a little slow ;) : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1575293
Perhaps a merge is in order?
Could adobe would stop sodding around x86_64 linux users?....1st there is a 'beta' 64bit flash, then they pull it, then a few weeks later there is a 'preview' 64bit flash....I wonder if they will do the same thing when it comes to 'release' time?

I wish flash would just die already. Its the biggest PITA on 64bit systems, by far. When its installed, it works well, but this back and forth is frustrating. Doing things manually isnt my idea of fun anyway, is one of the reasons why I got rid of windows.
I'm looking forward to an html5-only life too, but I have to say flash in 64 bit Ubuntu has been incredibly easy for me: one single file in one single location, and never even the slightest hiccup. Really can't think of anything easier!

formaldehyde_spoon
September 16th, 2010, 02:41 PM
double post, sorry.

philinux
September 16th, 2010, 03:12 PM
Threads Merged.

blueturtl
September 16th, 2010, 03:43 PM
Fantastic. I was having full screen play issues with the previous 64-bit version and then heard Adobe was suspending the 64-bit player altogether. Now I get to install a new version and video playback is flawless in full screen mode, as it should be.

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2010, 04:22 PM
Try this:
FlashVideoReplacer (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161869/) by lovinglinux (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/user/4352153/)

Add to Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/downloads/latest/161869/addon-161869-latest.xpi?src=search)


Rated 5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161869/#reviews)
7,049 weekly downloads

Thanks for the referral. FlashVideoReplacer is becoming really popular \\:D/. Well, at least is the most popular extension I develop, followed by FLASH-AID :)

I have just released version 1.0.12 of FLASH-AID extension for Firefox, which supports the new 64bit version of flash. It detects your browser architecture, removes conflicting plugins, including the 32bit from the repositories, and install the latest flash version. It also allows to remove flash completely and install the 32bit if the 64bit doesn't work well for you.

You can get it from my blog...

http://flash-aid-extension.blogspot.com

...from github...

http://github.com/lovinglinux/flash-aid/downloads

..or from Mozilla (requires account until Mozilla approves the new version):

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161939/versions/

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2010, 04:28 PM
EDIT: nevermind

sandyd
September 16th, 2010, 05:06 PM
Thanks for the referral. FlashVideoReplacer is becoming really popular \\:D/. Well, at least is the most popular extension I develop, followed by FLASH-AID :)

I have just released version 1.0.12 of FLASH-AID extension for Firefox, which supports the new 64bit version of flash. It detects your browser architecture, removes conflicting plugins, including the 32bit from the repositories, and install the latest flash version. It also allows to remove flash completely and install the 32bit if the 64bit doesn't work well for you.

You can get it from my blog...

http://flash-aid-extension.blogspot.com

...from github...

http://github.com/lovinglinux/flash-aid/downloads

..or from Mozilla (requires account until Mozilla approves the new version):

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161939/versions/

wow. your fast. imm still at work trying to figure out why people dont back up the work and cry when their stuff mysteriously vanishes, evene when I said that their computer needed a replacement hard disk. now, their wasting more time than it would have taken for me to replace the hd... and im going to be putting the beta version of my installer into stable, so users get some form of a progress dialog.

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2010, 05:30 PM
wow. your fast.

:)

The truth is that the extension was already prepared to support 64bit again once Adobe released it, so I just needed to uncomment a few lines and add a couple more ;)

sandyd
September 16th, 2010, 10:29 PM
:)

The truth is that the extension was already prepared to support 64bit again once Adobe released it, so I just needed to uncomment a few lines and add a couple more ;)
mine was too, but I had done a complete revamp of the installer, so I had to redo the 32bit beta button functions.

yikes! :p

but everythings working now ;)

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2010, 10:53 PM
mine was too, but I had done a complete revamp of the installer, so I had to redo the 32bit beta button functions.

yikes! :p

but everythings working now ;)

Cool. BTW, I'm also using git now and I'm loving it. Much simpler than my previous svn setup.

kerry_s
September 17th, 2010, 12:21 AM
anyone able to type in text fields?
for example: i can't sign in to pandora radio, cause it won't input the text.

drs305
September 17th, 2010, 12:25 AM
anyone able to type in text fields?
for example: i can't sign in to pandora radio, cause it won't input the text.

Yes, I can type in text boxes. I typed an artist's name and it worked. I don't have an account, but I could type in the login boxes.

kerry_s
September 17th, 2010, 12:35 AM
Yes, I can type in text boxes. I typed an artist's name and it worked. I don't have an account, but I could type in the login boxes.

thanks, maybe an epipany browser problem.
i found i could copy & paste, so i just put my sign in info in the location bar & copied it to the text fields.

so i got my music, i'm happy. :D

edit: installed another browser & it works, so its a epiphany browser problem.

BigCityCat
September 17th, 2010, 01:33 AM
I have a question.

If I am running a 32bit browser does this 64bit flash still run as 64bit? I have the plugin installed in usr/lib/mozzila plugins

I am assuming a 32 bit browser was installed with my installation even though I have the 64bit os because I didn't think Ubuntu installed a 64bit version of Firefox.

kerry_s
September 17th, 2010, 01:50 AM
I am assuming a 32 bit browser was installed with my installation even though I have the 64bit os because I didn't think Ubuntu installed a 64bit version of Firefox.

if your os is 64bit, then your browser is 64bit
unless
you maually installed a 32bit browser

lovinglinux
September 17th, 2010, 02:07 AM
If I am running a 32bit browser does this 64bit flash still run as 64bit? I have the plugin installed in usr/lib/mozzila plugins

It won't run.

BigCityCat
September 17th, 2010, 02:11 AM
if your os is 64bit, then your browser is 64bit
unless
you maually installed a 32bit browser

and through the mozilla repositories for Firefox 4 beta?

kerry_s
September 17th, 2010, 02:51 AM
and through the mozilla repositories for Firefox 4 beta?

click "help-> about" in browser & see what it says.

lovinglinux
September 17th, 2010, 03:39 AM
and through the mozilla repositories for Firefox 4 beta?

They install the 64bit too.

Please provide the output of the following commands and instructions. This will make sure I will have a good understanding of your Firefox and Flash installations, so I don't need to guess what might be happening to your system:

1 - Flash Version

Type about:config in Firefox address bar, then type plugin.expose_full_path in the filter, then double-click the same item in the results to make it true. Then type about:plugins in the address bar, find Shockwave Flash, copy the corresponding Path and Version and paste here. it should look lie the image below:

http://tinyurl.com/287j7on

2 - Firefox version and architecture

To find Firefox version and architecture, click "Help >> About Mozilla Firefox" in the menu. The info will be located at the bottom of the info dialog (you need to resize the window to see it):

http://tinyurl.com/26b85o2


3 - System Info

Execute the following commands then copy the generated file, named firefox-report.txt from your Desktop and upload it here or paste the contents.

To execute those commands, select the entire content below, then go to "Applications >> Accessories >> Terminal" and click the terminal with the middle-mouse button.



echo 'Ubuntu Architecture' > ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
uname -a >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Ubuntu Version' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
cat /etc/lsb-release >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Firefox Packages' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
dpkg --get-selections | grep 'firefox*' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Firefox binaries' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
which firefox >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /usr/bin/firefox >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /usr/local/bin/firefox >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /opt/firefox/firefox >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Firefox divertion' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /usr/bin/firefox.ubuntu >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Sources' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Flash packages' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
dpkg --get-selections | grep 'flash*' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Plugin locations' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
locate libflashplayer.so >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
locate flashplugin-alternative.so >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo 'Flash symlinks' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
echo '' >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins/libflashplayer.so >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/flashplugin-alternative.so >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /etc/alternatives/mozilla-flashplugin >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
file /var/lib/flashplugin-installer/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so >> ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt
firefox ~/Desktop/firefox-report.txt

sandyd
September 17th, 2010, 03:45 AM
Just tried the new version. Much better.

Less lagging. I can play thing thing arena 3 now *blush*

Sound finally synced with video.

thanks adobe :). Just please don't pull this version.

renkinjutsu
September 17th, 2010, 09:33 AM
You'll have to update the plugin yourself every once in a while. I'm assuming it's not yet in the repository, so i wrote a script that fetches the tarball and extracts it into the /usr/lib directory..

You may then want to symlink it to the plugins folder of your browsers


#!/bin/bash

URI=$(curl -s "http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html" | grep Download\ plug-in\ for\ 64-bit\ Linux | grep -o 'http............................................. .................................................. ...............................')
URI=${URI%\"*}
wdir=/tmp
flashfile="${wdir}/flashplayer.tar.gz"

wget ${URI} -O ${flashfile}
tar xzf ${flashfile} -C /usr/lib

rm ${flashfile}

Foxcow
September 20th, 2010, 03:52 AM
Hell yeah!


I too can confirm that hulu works in browser and that youtube videos will play in HD in full screen without a hiccup.

Its about time Adobe!

Excedio
September 20th, 2010, 08:15 PM
Can you guys please try out the following?:

My company's speedtest (http://zvrs.com/customer-care/speed-test-ip-address)

My ISP's speedtest (http://speedtest.tampabay.rr.com/)

Also, any wordpress users out there? If yes, are you having a problem seeing your blog stats? My dashboard just says "Loading..." and the Blog Stats page just has a spinning "W" wheel.

Foxcow
September 20th, 2010, 08:48 PM
Can you guys please try out the following?:

My company's speedtest (http://zvrs.com/customer-care/speed-test-ip-address)

My ISP's speedtest (http://speedtest.tampabay.rr.com/)

Also, any wordpress users out there? If yes, are you having a problem seeing your blog stats? My dashboard just says "Loading..." and the Blog Stats page just has a spinning "W" wheel.



Thats odd. Neither of them worked for me. :confused:

Excedio
September 20th, 2010, 08:55 PM
Thats odd. Neither of them worked for me. :confused:

Same here. My company's speedtest worked before using the new flash plugin. Hmmm...

Is anyone able to use them properly?

FuturePilot
September 20th, 2010, 09:10 PM
Must be a thing with speed tests. This one doesn't work either. http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

Calash
September 20th, 2010, 09:14 PM
I can confirm that none of the speed tests work for me since applying the latest plugin.

Cavsfan
September 20th, 2010, 09:39 PM
I could not find the old thread everyone was complaining that Adobe had dropped 64 bit flash support.
But, I just checked my flash version (I am running 32 bit flash on my 64 bit machine) and it is outdated.
I found this page to download what they are calling the Flash Player "Square" Preview Release.
It is referred to as a "Preview Release" and it says it is not recommended for production systems or for any mission-critical work.
This page has the "Square" preview for both 32 bit and 64 bit flash to download.
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html (http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html)
I am going to "go for it".

BigCityCat
September 20th, 2010, 09:59 PM
your about a week late, a lot of people are already using it. It should have a link to the download on that page you linked to.

BigCityCat
September 20th, 2010, 10:02 PM
Here is a link to the discussion with instructions to install.
]
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1575293

Foxcow
September 20th, 2010, 10:04 PM
I can confirm that none of the speed tests work for me since applying the latest plugin.



Same here...

bodhi.zazen
September 20th, 2010, 10:05 PM
Moved to the café.

What makes you think they ever stopped development ? They stopped development of the old flawed driver and, at the same time, announced they were working on a new driver.

v1ad
September 20th, 2010, 10:06 PM
a little over a week late.

Cavsfan
September 20th, 2010, 10:22 PM
Thanks for moving my post to here! :P Yes, I am just noticing that I am a week late.

I see the latest version for Linux Firefox is 10.1.85.3 while it installed version 10,2,161,22 :P
Youtube video works great. My ISP's speedtest didn't work, but speedtest.net did work very well.
I have Noscript installed and I thought maybe that was stopping my speedtest, but I guess not.

About time we got some 64 bit flash! :guitar:

Cavsfan
September 20th, 2010, 10:25 PM
Here is a link to the discussion with instructions to install.
]
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1575293

You linked to this same thread. But, don't feel bad I had started a new thread and it was moved here.
All is good though! :)

Cavsfan
September 20th, 2010, 10:40 PM
One thing though, I look at about : plugins and see 2 versions of flash installed. One is apparently the old 32 bit one I was using.
Should I remove it? I searched and found this
/usr/share/ubufox/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
and /var/lib/flashplugin-installer/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
Can I just delete these or what would I need to do?
Thanks!

FuturePilot
September 20th, 2010, 11:03 PM
One thing though, I look at about : plugins and see 2 versions of flash installed. One is apparently the old 32 bit one I was using.
Should I remove it? I searched and found this
/usr/share/ubufox/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
and /var/lib/flashplugin-installer/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
Can I just delete these or what would I need to do?
Thanks!

Uninstall the flashplugin-installer or flashplugin-nonfree package.

Cavsfan
September 20th, 2010, 11:21 PM
Uninstall the flashplugin-installer or flashplugin-nonfree package.

It was the flashplugin-installer D'oh!
Thanks!

Excedio
September 21st, 2010, 12:44 AM
Thanks for moving my post to here! :P Yes, I am just noticing that I am a week late.

I see the latest version for Linux Firefox is 10.1.85.3 while it installed version 10,2,161,22 :P
Youtube video works great. My ISP's speedtest didn't work, but speedtest.net did work very well.
I have Noscript installed and I thought maybe that was stopping my speedtest, but I guess not.

About time we got some 64 bit flash! :guitar:


I can confirm that speedtest.net works for me also. Strange though..my company uses speedtest.net re-skinned.

lovinglinux
September 21st, 2010, 09:03 PM
Next major thread about flash 64bit will be something like..."critical vulnerability...take over after a crash...blah,blah,blah...download new version...not available for 64bit" :)

bodhi.zazen
September 21st, 2010, 09:27 PM
Next major thread about flash 64bit will be something like..."critical vulnerability...take over after a crash...blah,blah,blah...download new version...not available for 64bit" :)

Hopefully the next thread will read

Opensoure alternate to flash.

There are several options, they work with varied success. I have no luck with webkinz (for the children)

http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/lightspark

https://launchpad.net/lightspark

There is also gnash.

Chromium dev


Developers can download the Chrome developer channel version with Flash built in here (http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel). To enable the built-in version of Flash, run Chrome with the --enable-internal-flash command line flag.

http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel

jmszr
September 21st, 2010, 10:29 PM
Here is a link to an interesting article/tutorial on open source alternatives (Gnash & Lightspark) to flash: http://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/360557:weekend-project-open-source-alternatives-to-adobe-flash-on-linux .

Foxcow
October 19th, 2010, 07:00 AM
All of a sudden, I can't view Hulu in the browser anymore. Anyone else experience this suddenly?

empty_spaces
October 19th, 2010, 11:51 AM
Same here. Hulu works on my 32bit install, but 64bit flash just gives a blank screen, no messages.

DougieFresh4U
October 19th, 2010, 01:04 PM
Hulu seems to be working ok on my 64 bit Maverick within browser.

CharlesA
October 19th, 2010, 01:08 PM
Doesn't the 64-bit version of 10.10 use 32-bit flash?

Half-Left
October 19th, 2010, 01:14 PM
Doesn't the 64-bit version of 10.10 use 32-bit flash?

Yep, with nspluginwrapper to make it function.

empty_spaces
October 19th, 2010, 01:48 PM
Doesn't the 64-bit version of 10.10 use 32-bit flash?

I am using the 64bit flash preview version (as mentioned in the thread title) and Hulu isn't working right now (it was working a few days ago with the same setup)

Spr0k3t
October 19th, 2010, 02:39 PM
I don't use Hulu much, but it's also not working on this end. 64bit flash preview. The 32bit wrapper is working for the most part though.

Foxcow
October 19th, 2010, 03:47 PM
I wonder if Hulu made a change to something because it was working beautifully for the first bunch of days after both versions of flash squared were released.

Cavsfan
October 19th, 2010, 03:58 PM
I did a clean install of desktop 64 bit Maverick since I had tried the 64 bit Preview version and it came with the latest 32 bit flash version and of course Hulu works great.

tjeremiah
October 19th, 2010, 08:09 PM
its a good thing HULU DESKTOP works fine.

Foxcow
November 13th, 2010, 06:45 PM
It looks like Hulu is back again and speedtest.net works as well. Speakeasy still does not work.

Cavsfan
November 14th, 2010, 10:31 PM
It looks like Hulu is back again and speedtest.net works as well. Speakeasy still does not work.

If you are using the 64-bit Flash Player "Square" Preview Release, I believe it has a security issue.
I had installed NoScript on Firefox and had the 64 bit flash version installed. I went to this site to see how secure my browser was:
https://panopticlick.eff.org/ (https://panopticlick.eff.org/)
And in most places at the bottom it mentioned the version of java I had and I know you will probably think I am crazy, but I believe the 64 bit preview
flash version caused it to display the java version.

I have since switched to the 32 bit version and it now says "no javascript" in a lot of places at the bottom of that site and
this at the top "Within our dataset of several million visitors, only one in 125,992 browsers have the same fingerprint as yours."

You could try it yourself.

Foxcow
November 14th, 2010, 10:35 PM
If you are using the 64-bit Flash Player "Square" Preview Release, I believe it has a security issue.
I had installed NoScript on Firefox and had the 64 bit flash version installed. I went to this site to see how secure my browser was:
https://panopticlick.eff.org/ (https://panopticlick.eff.org/)
And in most places at the bottom it mentioned the version of java I had and I know you will probably think I am crazy, but I believe the 64 bit preview
flash version caused it to display the java version.

I have since switched to the 32 bit version and it now says "no javascript" in a lot of places at the bottom of that site and
this at the top "Within our dataset of several million visitors, only one in 125,992 browsers have the same fingerprint as yours."

You could try it yourself.


I'll definitely have to take a look at that when I get more time. Thanks for the heads up.

Cavsfan
November 14th, 2010, 10:37 PM
I'll definitely have to take a look at that when I get more time. Thanks for the heads up.
You are welcome and everything works great on the 32 bit version - Youtube, Hulu and that's all I have tried.