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Old 05-19-2015, 03:18 PM   #1
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What software can i use to get rid of adobe flash player


HELLO ALL,

I'm running centos 6.6 and want to get rid of adobe flash-player and use a program that will give me most of the same features/capabilities. Does anyone have any ideas???


I am running a x64bit cpu, on centos 6.6.

Thanks. Any other info needed?

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Old 05-19-2015, 03:20 PM   #2
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You could try something like gnash but it depends upon what functionality you need -- Flash can't really be replaced in a lot of situations.
 
Old 05-19-2015, 08:04 PM   #3
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Chrome has flash built in but is a binary download only.
Chromium uses peperflash and can be built from source, but it is a BIG download.

I prefer Chromium over Chrome just because it is built gfrom source.
 
Old 05-19-2015, 08:39 PM   #4
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something I used when I needed flash on a P3 CPU. My IBM A22M with AntiX. I sold it though.

http://linternamagica.org/

Edit. It should work just fine on your 64 bit cpu.

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Old 05-20-2015, 12:37 AM   #5
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Flash can't really be replaced in a lot of situations.
+1

The Open Source alternatives like Gnash and Lightspark don't have the capabilities that Flash has, in my opinion.

Regards...
 
Old 05-20-2015, 05:38 AM   #6
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I just use chrome.
 
Old 05-21-2015, 12:51 PM   #7
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If you just need it for playing Youtube videos on Firefox, you can install a "use HTML-5 on Youtube" add-on.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/fir...ube-all-html5/

If you need it for something else. Try some mentioned above and see if they work for you need it for.

Or use Google Chrome.

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Old 05-21-2015, 02:57 PM   #8
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If you just need it for playing Youtube videos on Firefox, you can install a "use HTML-5 on Youtube" add-on.
They really have an addon for everything.
But why should someone install this instead od simple visit to www.youtube.com/html5 & clicking the 'request the html5 player' button?
 
Old 05-21-2015, 03:05 PM   #9
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They really have an addon for everything.
But why should someone install this instead od simple visit to www.youtube.com/html5 & clicking the 'request the html5 player' button?
As I recall one either needs to allow cookies for YouTube and/or Google or even log into YouTube to set either Flash or HTML5 as a preference.
 
Old 05-21-2015, 03:34 PM   #10
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^ heh.

the easiest solution yet is to simply uninstall flashplugin; most browsers will revert to using html5 automatically.
 
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^ heh.

the easiest solution yet is to simply uninstall flashplugin; most browsers will revert to using html5 automatically.
Thus replacing Flash video and nothing else. Then install gnash and suddenly find that Firefox reverts to it to play video, perhaps?
Also, though I know it isn't the initial request which started this thread, it is sometimes necessary to keep Flash around even if one doesn't want to default to it for video.
Not everyone is you.
 
Old 05-22-2015, 02:48 PM   #12
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Thus replacing Flash video and nothing else. Then install gnash and suddenly find that Firefox reverts to it to play video, perhaps?
Also, though I know it isn't the initial request which started this thread, it is sometimes necessary to keep Flash around even if one doesn't want to default to it for video.
Not everyone is you.
yes, video, audio, but not all flash content.
the last few posts were about youtube only, so my contribution is valid.

and not everyone is you, either.
 
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yes, video, audio, but not all flash content.
the last few posts were about youtube only, so my contribution is valid.

and not everyone is you, either.
Then there was no need to reference my post as if you were answering it -- since you were quite clearly not.
My experience has been that installing gnash, for example, replaces YouTube video with a box which complains that the Flash version is out of date or missing. If that's changed, and gnash can safely be installed and YouTube will not try to default to it, then kindly use your words and explain that rather than giving a cheeky reply to a post which is trying to give both pros and cons of certain actions.


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I'm running centos 6.6 and want to get rid of adobe flash-player and use a program that will give me most of the same features/capabilities.
I don't see a stipulation here that only video is needed.
Again, nothing wrong with what you posted but rather odd to direct it at a post attempting to explain the options more clearly.
 
  


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