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slackware:flashplugin [2012/09/26 02:59 (UTC)]
mfillpot [Flash Player] updated internal link
slackware:flashplugin [2015/06/12 14:08 (UTC)] (current)
alienbob [Flash Player] Point people to Chromium and its Pepperflash plugin.
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 [[http://​www.adobe.com/​products/​flashplayer.html|Flash Player]] is, in most forms, a web browser plugin used primarily to play videos, games, advertisements and particularly gaudy websites. It is owned by [[http://​www.adobe.com/​|Adobe]],​ and is proprietary software. [[http://​www.adobe.com/​products/​flashplayer.html|Flash Player]] is, in most forms, a web browser plugin used primarily to play videos, games, advertisements and particularly gaudy websites. It is owned by [[http://​www.adobe.com/​|Adobe]],​ and is proprietary software.
  
-Because of some parts of it's nature (it can be unstable, it is updated frequently, and these updates often are to fix security holes), it is not included in a default installation of Slackware. A [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​repository/​13.37/​multimedia/​flash-player-plugin/​|SlackBuild]] exists to install it, and there are [[http://​connie.slackware.com/​~alien/​slackbuilds/​flashplayer-plugin/​|packages]] available on AlienBOB'​s FTP server. Both of these solutions are for Mozilla browsers only (Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey), so if you plan on using Chromium or [[slackware:​opera|Opera]],​ you will have to download and install it manually. [[howtos:​software:​google-chrome|Google Chrome]] comes integrated with a new version automagically.+Because of some parts of it's nature (it can be unstable, it is updated frequently, and these updates often are to fix security holes), it is not included in a default installation of Slackware. A [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​repository/​13.37/​multimedia/​flash-player-plugin/​|SlackBuild]] exists to install it, and there are [[http://​connie.slackware.com/​~alien/​slackbuilds/​flashplayer-plugin/​|packages]] available on AlienBOB'​s FTP server. Both of these solutions are for Mozilla browsers only (Firefox, Thunderbird and Seamonkey).
  
 + ​[[howtos:​software:​google-chrome|Google Chrome]] comes integrated with an up-to-date version automagically. If you prefer Chromium as your browser, you can download the [[http://​taper.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​slackbuilds/​chromium-pepperflash-plugin/​|chromium-pepperflash-plugin package]] which contains the Flash library as extracted from the official Google Chrome binaries. This plugin package will work out of the box with AlienBOB'​s own [[http://​taper.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​slackbuilds/​chromium/​|chromium package]].
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 +If you are using [[slackware:​opera|Opera]],​ you will have to download and install it manually.
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