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Old 09-16-2010, 08:19 AM   #1
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Smile Adobe releases 64bit flash update for Linux


The new file can be downloaded here. (32 bit is available as well) I have installed it already, and it works on vimeo and youtube.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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Alien Bob has put some packages up for it on Alien Pastures for anyone who still has any faith in Adobe software.

I'll continue to abstain I think.
 
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Old 09-16-2010, 08:34 AM   #3
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Keep in mind it's a preview relase not meant for production.

The subject emerged in this earlier thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...9/#post4094417
 
Old 09-16-2010, 08:47 AM   #4
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Alien Bob has put some packages up for it on Alien Pastures for anyone who still has any faith in Adobe software.

I'll continue to abstain I think.
Hifive!
 
Old 09-16-2010, 09:04 AM   #5
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I think most of the software on my machine is some kind of alpha, beta, preview etc. Until the HTML5 video tag takes off, I begrudgingly accept flash as a necessary evil.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 11:18 AM   #6
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Niiice!

For those who have tried it: any critical bugs? Is the performance as good as the 32-bit version, which can currently play 720p Youtube videos full-screen at full frame-rate without taking up 100% of your CPU?

EDIT: apparently so!

Last edited by dugan; 09-16-2010 at 11:52 AM.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 11:39 AM   #7
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Argh, should have brought my notebook into work today... will have to wait until I get home to give it a whirl! Thanks for the news!
 
Old 09-16-2010, 12:17 PM   #8
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This is good news. For better or worse, Flash is a big part of the web and it absolutely behooves Adobe to keep its product up-to-date and stable. I'll give the new packages a try and see how well they work.

Regards,
 
Old 09-16-2010, 03:07 PM   #9
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I've downloaded and installed Alien Bob's package and it works just fine. No complaints.
You do have to reboot your machine or, at least, I did. I don't know if just re-starting
the xserver will do the same trick.
Thank you, Alien Bob.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 04:22 PM   #10
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Working fine here too.

Thanks for packages.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 04:34 PM   #11
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I've downloaded and installed Alien Bob's package and it works just fine. No complaints.
You do have to reboot your machine or, at least, I did. I don't know if just re-starting
the xserver will do the same trick.
Hmm? I didn't have to do either one; I just made sure that my web browsers were closed when I did the upgrade.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 06:49 PM   #12
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About time too! I always found the old test 64-bit Flash plugin far stabler than the 32-bit one.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 07:13 PM   #13
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Works great! I haven't any issues yet. I can even stream from Hulu now in Slackware64.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 09:09 PM   #14
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Excellent.

I hope Adobe is finally taking this whole 64-bit thing seriously.
 
Old 09-16-2010, 09:40 PM   #15
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Well, slap me senseless...it WORKS. wu-ha ha ha ha !

This should hold me until the HTML5 folks get there codec act together.
 
  


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