[kde-linux] Konqueror and the Flash player

Steven Pasternak stevenp500 at bellsouth.net
Sun Jul 9 05:10:48 UTC 2006

Gary L. Greene Jr. wrote:
> On Saturday 08 July 2006 22:37, Rick Friedman wrote:
>> David Baron wrote:
>>> It will download it and one can run the installer. Restart Konqueror and
>>> it still will not play. Any site needing it will still claim it still
>>> needs it. I remember when this used to work.
>>> Any ideas?
>> It could be (and probably is) that the sites that say it still needs
>> flashplayer are running flash 8. Unfortunately, a player for Flash 8 is
>> not available yet for Linux... at least I'm not aware of any.
>> Many sites I go to that have flash won't play for that very reason.
>> Rick
> Agreed. Kinda ticks me off too as there are a number of sites now that are 
> requiring it, like the site for the new transformers movie trailer.
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Flash 8 isn't coming for linux. Flash 9 for linux should be here in '07. 
What a rip-off!!!!!!! I just install firefox with wine and use the 
windows flash 8 when I absolutely need it.

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