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====libflashplayer for Adobe Flash====
~Allow **Flash** applications to be run usually for a web browser. A typical examples include video streaming and games.

==Installation==
~Install using either package, or GetFlash tool:

**Package option**
~Via [[software]] package:
~~[[http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ download]] the //.tar.gz// file
~~decompress it to extract its content: %%tar xfv install_flash_player*.tar.gz%%
~~replace any existing file at ///usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so//
~~re-start the Web browser


**""GetFlash"" tool option**
~See [[GetFlash]] page. This tool downloads and install Flash.

==dependencies==
~+[[bzip2]],+[[cairo]],+[[fontconfig]],+[[freetype]],+[[glib]],+libnspr4,+libnss3,+libnssutil3,+pango,+[[pcre]],+[[pixman]],+libplc4,+libplds4,+libsmime3,+libssl3

==Linux support==
~-Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to Flash Player 11.2 for Linux.

==Flash version==
~-[[http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ verify installed version]] (requires javascript enabled)

==Configuration==
~for full functionality ensure that the Web browser's JavaScript setting is enabled:
~~[[SeaMonkey]]: ## Edit > Preferences > Advanced > Scripts & Plug-ins > Enable ""JavaScript"" for Browser##
~~[[Opera]]: ## Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Content > Enable ""JavaScript""##
~~[[Firefox]]: ## Edit > Preferences > Content > Enable ""JavaScript""##
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~%%ldd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so%%
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==Also on the Wiki==
~[[FlashExtractor]] - view and manipulate Flash files
~[[GetFlash]]
~[[Gnash]] - Alternative Flash Player

==Related Webpages==
~[[http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ About Adobe Flash]]
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=74491 GetFlash app thread]] - installs flash
~[[http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77256 flashplayer-10.3.xxx pet (for older hardware) thread]]
~[[http://lwn.net/Articles/346389/ lwn]]
~[[http://secunia.com/advisories/search/?search=Adobe+Flash+Player Flash player (secunia)]]
~[[http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTA2MDc Phoronix news]]
~[[http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/adobe-abandons-linux/10418 Adobe abandons Linux (Zdnet)]]

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