64 bit Linux, flash, and firefox ETA?
santiago at mr-r.net
Mon Apr 21 22:41:59 MDT 2008
On Apr 21, 2008, at 5:55 PM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-21 at 14:05 -0600, Andrew McNabb wrote:
>> I've had Flash break audio playback, freeze web browsers, and make me
>> want to poke my eyes out. The only thing Flash is good for is
>> homestarrrunner and YouTube. And it seems like there should be
>> something better.
> Google Video.
> The Pretender & Bones on Hulu.com
> Chuck & Heroes on NBC.com
> I wish I could mention ABC and FOX, but their streaming only works
> The OS That Shall Not Be Named. If there were pure Flash instead...
Silly Stuart. :) ABC and FOX's streaming works in OS X and Windows,
just not in Linux. There is actually a really good reason for that.
Have you ever considered how hit and miss it is to write any sort of
consumer application for Linux that requires advanced graphics. It is
a NIGHTMARE. This is one place where the diversity of Linux REALLY
works against it. OS X is easy, and Windows is fairly easy by
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