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Open Source Flash Player Revealed


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Open Source Flash Player Revealed
By Sean Michael Kerner

One of the most popular and ubiquitous rich media plug-ins for any browser on almost any platform is the Macromedia (now Adobe) Flash player.

Thanks to efforts of the Free Software Foundation, a Free Software Flash player called GNU Gnash is now in active development. The development is apparently occurring without the help or support of Adobe in any way. An Adobe/Macromedia spokesperson was unable to comment on the development.

Installing the GNU Gnash Flash Player


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Installing the GNU Gnash Flash Player
by Chris Bergeron

FireFox Running Gnash

GNU Gnash is GNU's response to closed source Flash media players from Macromedia. The goal of the project is to provide a free and open source flash player for everyone to use that's more reliable than it's closed source counterpart.

RPM's are available currently for the standalone player, but none exist for the plugins. Check PBone or check your distribution's pre-packaged repository if you only want the standalone player.

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