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Old 09-08-2011, 01:40 PM   #1
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Alternative to Flash

Is there an alternative to using Flash in such things as YouTube and BBC news website? I think most of the problems I've had in the past with Fedora and Mandriva have been with Flash and it looks like I might have the same problem with Ubuntu.
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There are a number of possible alternatives:

1) There exist plugins or greasemonkey scripts that can let you download the videos.

2) There's gnash, which works well with youtube and a few other places.

3) There HTML5, which I've only seen work with youtube, but maybe other sites also support it.


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