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Adobe Flash To Be Available Only On Google Chrome In Linux


Adobe has never provided proper support for Flash on Linux. In fact, they only introduced the 64-bit build of Flash in July last year. Today, they have announced that they will no longer release future versions of Flash on Linux – except as a part of Google Chrome. Since 2009, Google has been working together…

 Google   Linux   News  

By Ricky

Microsoft Drops Flash In Favor Of HTML5 For Metro Internet Explorer 10

Metro Internet Explorer 10

Flash is considered the bane of web technologies. Apple had been shipping their products Flash-free for some time now citing the impact on performance that Flash brings. It appears that Microsoft too is going in that direction. Dean Hachamovitch, the lead of the IE Team at Microsoft, has announced on a blog post that Metro…

 Microsoft   News   Web   Windows  

By Ricky

How To Install 64-bit Flash Player 11 In Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narhwal”


A while back, Adobe has finally delivered on its promise and released a native 64-bit Flash Player for Linux. If you are on Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit and want to update to Flash Player 11, here is what you have to do.

 How-To   Linux  

By Ricky

Adobe Releases Flash Player 11 – Finally Delivers 64-bit Flash Player For Linux

Adobe Releases Flash Player 11 – Finally Delivers 64-bit Flash Player For Linux

Adobe have just released Flash Player 11 and it includes native 64-bit support for Linux as well as promised when they discontinued the experimental 64-bit Flash Player 10 for Linux.

 Linux   News  

By Ricky

Google’s Swiffy Tool Converts SWF Files Into HMTL5

Google Swiffy converts SWF Flash files to HTML5

Google has launched a new web based tool called “Swiffy” which can convert .swf flash files into formats that are compatible with HTML5. This can eventually bring flash files support on devices such as Apple’s iPad and iPhone.

 Google   News   Web  

By Nihal

Silverlight 5 Beta Launched – Downloads & Features

Silverlight 5 Logo

Good news for all Silverlight and Visual developers. Silverlight 5 Beta is here and it brings with it a whole new set of features and rich customizations. For those who are still unaware of Silverlight, it is Microsoft’s equivalent of Adobe Flash. If you are a developer and really excited to check out the all…


By Debjit

Create A Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive From Windows

Create A Bootable Ubuntu USB Drive From Windows

Creating a bootable Ubuntu USB flash drive from a Ubuntu is pretty straightforward. However, most of the new computers comes with Windows and if you want to install Ubuntu, you have two options – burn the ISO in a CD or you can use UNetBootin to create a bootable flash drive from Windows.

 How-To   Linux   Windows   Windows 7  

By Ricky

Install Adobe Flash Player 10.2 “Square” 64-bit In Ubuntu

Earlier, Adobe Flash 10.2 Player “Square” was released for Windows, Mac and Linux – with 64-bit support. If you want t install it in Ubuntu (9.10, 10.04 & 10.10), there is already a PPA just for that. Simply follow these steps:

 How-To   Linux   Software  

By Ricky

Finally Adobe Flash Player For 64-bit Linux Systems

Finally Adobe Flash Player For 64-bit Linux Systems

Finally Adobe has released Flash for 64-bit systems – for Linux as well. A couple of months ago,  Adobe suddenly discontinued the 64-bit bit Flash Player for Linux without giving any reason. In yesterday’s announcement, Adobe has launched a preview build of Flash 10.2 “Square”. It was released for all major platforms – Windows, Mac…

 General   Linux   News  

By Ricky

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