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Old 11-17-2013, 11:17 AM   #1
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Smile Firefox does not need Flash player anymore?


Is flashplayer replaced by HTML5?
I just installed Opensuse 13.1,
its firefox needs flashplayer to play Youtube,but I can't install flashplayer from yast,
so I download the latest firefox and unzip it,
I install youtube flash to HTML5 extensions.

Other than this method, how to enable the original firefox to play flash?
 
Old 11-17-2013, 11:36 AM   #2
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I solve it by using yum file, install the flashplayer.yum
I just wonder, why the latest firefox can't play youtube with HTML5?
 
Old 11-17-2013, 04:04 PM   #3
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opensuse dose not use "yum" !!! ( though you can install yum and manually configure it)
it uses "zypper"

there is no suse package called " flashplayer.yum"

Code:
su -
zypper in pullin-flash-player flash-player
---- or for KDE---
zypper in pullin-flash-player flash-player flash-player-kde4 
---- or for gnome ----
zypper in pullin-flash-player flash-player flash-player-gnome

Last edited by John VV; 11-18-2013 at 12:14 AM.
 
Old 11-17-2013, 06:35 PM   #4
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Not all videos are in html5 on youtube.

Youtube doesn't always detect what you have nor does it allow some setting to always force html5, could be wrong.

Flash on linux is a dieing app.
 
Old 11-17-2013, 07:22 PM   #5
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Youtube doesn't always detect what you have nor does it allow some setting to always force html5, could be wrong.
If you have a YouTube account you can change your settings to use HTML5 if it is available. If you aren't signed in there is no way for them to know what you want.
 
Old 11-18-2013, 12:00 AM   #6
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anyhow, I can play youtube now.
 
Old 11-18-2013, 03:42 AM   #7
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If you have a YouTube account you can change your settings to use HTML5 if it is available. If you aren't signed in there is no way for them to know what you want.
no need to signin to youtube account

https://www.youtube.com/html5

persists as long as your cookies persist
 
Old 11-18-2013, 05:13 AM   #8
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There's gnash, minitube, youtube-dl, and other ways to coexist without adobe's flash. Not that it matters when you have adobe's flash for linux (v. 11.2) and some sites filter based on flash versions for windows (v. 11.8). Html5 is supposed to remove the need for flash, but that depends on the content being presented in html5.
 
Old 11-18-2013, 07:06 AM   #9
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as alternative browser --- google chrome has a more recent version of flashplayer

otherwise I highly recommend youtube-dl ---what Shadow_7 recommends
 
  


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