Flash Player Version 10 for Linux

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Adobe has released the new version 10 of Flash Player. What’s notable is that the Linux version is out at the same time as the Windows version. Thanks VERY much to Adobe for making this happen. Linux users missed out on version 8 of Flash player entirely and version 9 was about 6 months later [...]

Flashplayer 9 on linux

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Macromedia Flash player 9 running on linux? Impossible? No… many things that seem impossible, well… aren’t This morning there’s a good writeup at how-to-forge about installing flash player 9 on linux. It involves wine and the how-to is specific to Ubuntu. However, the first two steps (sudo apt-get install wine and sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts) [...]

Opera Software patches Security holes

Sunday, November 27th, 2005

Opera Software has released an update to the Opera web browser. The update addresses 2 security flaws. One flaw was related to the FlashPlayer plugin, the other was a code execution bug and affected Unix or Linux users. Opera 8 has recently been released for free download (without ads as far as I know).    [...]

Macromedia flash player vulnerability

Monday, November 7th, 2005

A severe security vulnerability has been found in versions of the Flash Player prior to Many sites require flash player in order to view various features on the site (depending on the site this ranges from commercials to the site navigation.) A specially crafted swf file on a remote website could allow the attacker [...]

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