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Old 02-10-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
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Open-Source Flash Player for Slackware ?


Is there an open-source tgz package for Flash Player/Plug-in in Slackware ?

I found Adobe Player here:
http://www.linuxpackages.net/search_...ame=flash&ver=
But I need an open-source thing.

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Old 02-10-2009, 02:02 AM   #2
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Hello,

The only open source flash player I'm aware of is gnash.

The player seems to be in the early development stage but packages are available for Slackware 12.1. See list at:

http://slackfind.net/en/packages/sea...h&distversion=
 
Old 02-10-2009, 02:11 AM   #3
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Thank you, But There is another one I found it called: swfdec
http://swfdec.freedesktop.org/

Is there a Slackware package for it ?

And which better: gnash or swfdec ?

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Old 02-10-2009, 02:42 AM   #4
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I confused.
There is many other open source flash players! :
http://osflash.org/open_source_flash_projects
 
Old 02-10-2009, 03:04 AM   #5
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In this case gnash is the closest to stability, usability, I mean it actually works reasonably well, with a few bugs. I can't say the same for any other open-source player.
 
Old 02-10-2009, 07:05 PM   #6
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mplayer also plays flash video

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Old 02-11-2009, 02:50 AM   #7
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Quote:
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mplayer also plays flash video

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mplayer plays flv, gnash plays swf (and technically flv as well throught swf)
 
Old 02-11-2009, 08:35 AM   #8
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I use adobe flash.

http://slackbuilds.org/repository/12...player-plugin/
 
Old 02-11-2009, 08:58 AM   #9
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I tried gnash a few months ago, and it worked for the most part.

On YouTube it would play video, but I'd be unable to pause it. But on some other flash video sites (VideoJug, I think), it worked perfectly.
 
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mplayer plays flv, gnash plays swf (and technically flv as well throught swf)
My understanding is that swf is a container which can hold various things, such as flash video and animations. If an swf file contains a flash video (flv) mplayer can play it. If it contains other things, mplayer can't.

Please correct me if I'm wrong. The whole container/codec thing is quite confusing.

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Well, I think swf is actually a program that can be a player for flv. mplayer can play flv but cannot execute an swf. An swf can also be a game.
 
  


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