why many various flash-plugins?

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why many various flash-plugins?

Post#1 by Kulle » 10 Feb 2017, 07:54

I've found:
A) chromium-pepperflash-plugin- 4,6 MB
B) pepperflash-plugin- 5,3 MB
C) flashplayer-plugin- 7,6 MB

so many different? which is what?
Universal is one of them?

I need help. Thanks in advance.

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Re: why many various flash-plugins?

Post#2 by Evan » 10 Feb 2017, 08:29

C) is the standard one for Firefox.

Pepper is Google Chrome version of flash and i've heard of people using it with firefox but i'm unsure if that one in the list is for Chrome Browser or a custom Firefox port.

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Re: why many various flash-plugins?

Post#3 by francois » 10 Feb 2017, 19:07

chromium-pepperflash-plugin, citation from alienbob:
http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/chromiu ... nd-pepper/
Chromium works withe PPAPI plugins and therefore it is possible to extract the Flash plugin from Chrome and use it with Chromium. Check out this package (first install chromium, then chromium-pepperflash-plugin because the second package updates the chromium configuration defaults)

Test flash for your browser:

On my chromium browser flash is included. I am using google-chrome-stable built with update-chromium. Flash is not the case for my firefox version.

The difference between A and B might be understood from this thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions ... 175545018/
From my understanding chromium-56.0.2924.76-x86_64-1alien and chromium-pepperflash-plugin- work together. To you to judge.
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