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vasa1
July 23rd, 2012, 08:30 AM
install Adobe Flash or Pepper Flash to view videos?

Superpelican12
July 23rd, 2012, 08:37 AM
Well I used to. But now I' m back at Firefox. I have the restricted
area's installed :( . I'd love to ditch proprietary codecs and Flash.
If only Youtube would fully switch to HTML5. And included in the restricted
areas is also the software to play DVDs. That are the main reasons I haven't
fully ditched proprietary software ..

mbarland
July 23rd, 2012, 08:57 AM
With the latest version of Android not officially being supported by Flash, including their new flagship tablet. So I can't imagine it will be long before YouTube moves fully away from flash.

bobsan
July 23rd, 2012, 09:30 AM
If only Youtube would fully switch to HTML5. And included in the restricted
areas is also the software to play DVDs. That are the main reasons I haven't
fully ditched proprietary software ..

If it is only Youtube then it is very easy, even now you don't need flash for youtube. On firefox you can install the flashvideoreplacer which works much better than flash, totem has a flash plugin that works on Youtube (though you can't control the resolution), there is minitube, Smplayer and Umplayer both have Youtube viewers. Indeed why would one even use flash for Youtube when there are so many better options?

So Youtube is a non issue, but there is a lot of media content that require flash (I don't mean porn, check out BBC or any of your favorite news site) and it is not only video (soundcloud, voice in google-translator, for examples).

To answer OP's question. I am not sure you can install pepper flash in Chromium because it is distributed with Chrome. If you only need flash 11.2 then why not just use Firefox?

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screaminj3sus
July 24th, 2012, 11:38 AM
I prefer chrome over chromium because it says up to date without needing 3rd party ppa's, included pepper flash out of the box, has more codecs out of the box, and includes a pdf reader out of the box.

BrokenKingpin
July 27th, 2012, 04:44 PM
I use it because it is in the repos.