Adobe has announced that in the future for Linux Flash Player is only available through Google as part of its browser Google Chrome , and therefore will be able to be downloaded as a standalone application .
Flash plug will be borne solely by the Chrome plugins API, and this change will be effective following the launch in the coming months of Adobe Flash Player 11.2 , which is the last of the versions ” traditional “Linux.
In an article on his official blog, officials indicate that Adobe have been working together with Google to develop the Netscape plugin API that Flash Player used so far, and called PPAPI or Pepper .
show at The H Open, Google is expected to provide a similar API in Flash to be integrated without problems on 32 and 64 bits, and in fact Google and integrates its own Flash player Chrome browser , working in partnership with Adobe to ensure that the plugin receives the relevant security updates as soon as possible.
Adobe announced that Flash Player plugin for browsers on Linux is only available with the IPA Pepper and only as part of Google Chrome, although will maintain the security updates for current versions up to 5 years later launch.
This measure only affects Linux, and apparently will particularly affect Mozilla and its Firefox browser, which has already said publicly that “ not interested in working with Pepper at the moment “. Yet users of this browser will still be able to use Flash Player 11.2 when it is released, and probably disappear when the HTML5 video support is absolute protagonist in the network of networks.