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Date:      Tue, 3 Jul 2007 14:45:58 +0100
From:      RW <fbsd06@mlists.homeunix.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: flash
Message-ID:  <20070703144558.36f87262@gumby.homeunix.com.>
In-Reply-To: <20070703081111.B306.GERARD-SEIBERT@seibercom.net>
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On Tue, 03 Jul 2007 08:21:38 -0400
Gerard <gerard@seibercom.net> wrote:

> On July 02, 2007 at 11:57PM Richard Lynch wrote:
> 
> >  ...
> > And there isn't any content I've felt deprived to not get.
> > 
> > Obviously, folks who spend their free time (or work-time :-))
> > watching youtube would feel differently, but...
> 
> Personally, I disagree. Many sites that I use, including business
> sites, require the use of Flash. Your statement that Flash is only
> relevant for those who view 'YouTube' is grossly incorrect. It is due
> to the numerous problems of getting Flash to work correctly under
> FreeBSD, regardless of which browser the end user is employing, that
> I keep a Windows machine so as to facilitate the viewing of Flash
> content.
> 
> IMHO, this is one of the reasons that more users do not use
> alternative operating systems like FBSD. ...

Can anyone comment on how well Flash9 works in a real Linux
distribution?

In particular does it have the problem where the flash item turns
into a blank box after a few seconds. If that problem exists in Linux
there's a decent chance it will get fixed by Adobe.

 

 



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