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George.J 15. Dec 2016 09:36 PM

On the SecurityGarden site posted above, the description for the links has some issues. It shows Non-IE plugins (Opera, Firefox) as a single download link, when Opera supports PPAPI format and not NPAPI

It also doesn't seem to have a link for Chromium (PPAPI) versions.

satrow 15. Dec 2016 10:15 PM

iirc, there are now only 3 levels of Flash publicly available, Release, Beta and Debug.

Given the likelihood that the Release version(s) will have inherent stability problems, Beta versions will be just as unstable but with the added 'bonus' of less stable patches/additions and the Debug version is built to add extra stress to the workload to flush out any inherent instability/bugs, I'd guess that the Release is the 'better' option of the three - if you really must use Flash.

I'm still in the process of moving over to HTML5, it's been ~2 years since I started down this road, accelerated by Adobe's forced retirement of Flash ESR but I still have a few sites where I do have the need for Flash for recent video articles, radio and some live outside broadcasts - so I have Flash Release set to Ask to activate.

George.J 16. Dec 2016 03:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by satrow (Post 119728)
iirc, there are now only 3 levels of Flash publicly available, Release, Beta and Debug.

Given the likelihood that the Release version(s) will have inherent stability problems, Beta versions will be just as unstable but with the added 'bonus' of less stable patches/additions and the Debug version is built to add extra stress to the workload to flush out any inherent instability/bugs, I'd guess that the Release is the 'better' option of the three - if you really must use Flash.

I'm still in the process of moving over to HTML5, it's been ~2 years since I started down this road, accelerated by Adobe's forced retirement of Flash ESR but I still have a few sites where I do have the need for Flash for recent video articles, radio and some live outside broadcasts - so I have Flash Release set to Ask to activate.

Thanks satrow.

Since the site doesn't have links to Flash Player for Chromium browsers you have other links for the same?

satrow 16. Dec 2016 04:54 AM

Sorry, George, I don't (I though I might have seen them recently but my browser history is calling me a liar), I'm fairly busy currently but I'll try a few more searches when I get the time - and remember - if I find anything I'll let you know.




EDIT: subscribed to topic.

Anupam 16. Dec 2016 06:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by George.J (Post 119730)
Since the site doesn't have links to Flash Player for Chromium browsers you have other links for the same?

There won't be any links available, because Chrome updates the flash player on its own.

https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player...le-chrome.html

Much like how flash player is downloaded and updated automatically via Windows Update in Windows 8 and above, for IE, and Edge.

If you are using Windows 7, then you will have to update flash player manually for IE.

satrow 16. Dec 2016 07:02 AM

Chrome isn't the same as Chromium, and Opera definitely isn't :)

The Beta/Debugger versions for Chromium based/Opera are relatively easy to find: http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer.html (but I guess George knows of this page anyway).

I'll ping Corrine, she may find time to put some feelers out for us.

Sope 16. Dec 2016 07:49 PM

I'm now comfortable with allowing Adobe to automatically update silently in the background on my Win 7 system.
This time around it took about 3 days from release which is acceptable enough for me given I always run my browser sandboxed. YMMV.

satrow 16. Dec 2016 08:10 PM

The ping was returned with permission to quote, many thanks, Corrine:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Corrine
No contacts but a lot of Bing searches finally turned up this thread: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2208589. I changed the version in the link to the current 24 and when placing that in a new tab was presented with the direct download. Since I don't have Opera or any other "Pepper" version browsers installed, if someone at TechSupportAlert would be kind enough to test it, I'll update my standard instructions.

http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get...r_24_ppapi.exe

http://securitygarden.blogspot.co.uk/

Anupam 10. Jan 2017 10:33 AM

Flash Player updated to 24.0.0.194.

The uninstaller has been updated to the latest version.

I downloaded the offline setup from satrow's link, but it's still for the older version. I will try again later.

satrow 11. Jan 2017 01:13 AM

There's now an Edit up on the latest Flash update topic (http://securitygarden.blogspot.co.uk...-critical.html

Quote:

Edit Note: The old direct download links for the NPAPI Plugin are not currently working. The FTP link to use is http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flas...ash_player.exe. Also note the addition of the FTP download link for Opera/Chromium-based browsers: https://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/fla...ayer_ppapi.exe
I'd guess that it's a deliberate ploy by Adobe.


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