[K12OSN] Flash Problems

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Fri May 5 15:49:09 UTC 2006

On 5/4/06, Dr. Daniel Loomis <drloomis at cox-internet.com> wrote:
> Flash plugin has suddenly started having problems on some of the sites
> our younger users access.  Sites like noggin.com and cartoonnetwork.com
> evidently have switched to Flash v.8x.  Some things still work, but it
> appears Flash 8 is quickly going to be the norm.  What is worse, a lot
> of sites have imbedded flash detection routines in their home pages that
> hang if something less than v.8 is installed.
> With the Linux version of Flash stuck at 7.0 we are once again the poor
> step-sisters in the world.  I understand that Macromedia is working on a
> Linux Flash 8.5, but could not find out when it will be out.

Yeah.. having that problem at home. The Flash 8.5 may be out by the
end of the year is what I have heard through the grape vine but that
could be highly off.

Stephen J Smoogen.
CSIRT/Linux System Administrator

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