Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Feb 2012 15:24 UTC, submitted by Ajeet
Multimedia, AV On my mark... Get set... Start not caring! Adobe has announced it plans to discontinue the stand-alone Flash Player for Linux, instead focussing all its effort on the version available through the Pepper API - which, besides Chrome, no one else is going to support.
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No surprise
by rafaelnp on Wed 22nd Feb 2012 16:19 UTC
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No surprise for me, such thing happens when you depend on a propietary technology.

I would be a surprise if adobe would had developed a reasonable flash port for Linux 32 and 64 bits, which a lot of times has sucked all cycles to the bone from my CPU(s), and i was forced to kill the browes, no matter which was using flash plug in. And performance "issues" too. It is a "cowardice" to compare windows and Linux flash performance. Mac os i do not know, i do not use it.

It would be nice to have a "flashless" web, just using open standards. Open standards work for all. ;)

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