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    Default Lightspark 0.4.5 Flash Player Released

    Phoronix: Lightspark 0.4.5 Flash Player Released

    Lightspark, one of the most recent yet most promising free software projects to provide an open-source Adobe Flash/SWF player and plug-in, just had its 0.4.5 milestone hit. Lightspark 0.4.5 is the release that brings its new advanced graphics engine for greater GPU acceleration by leveraging OpenGL and Cairo more heavily...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODkxNQ

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    If this project proceeds reasonably well, it could easily become the defacto standard on Linux, as well as opening the door for platforms that don't get a snort from adobe, such as Haiku.
    The legacy of other libre flash replacements is not terribly encouraging, though

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    Have they added support for OSS or ALSA yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raven3x7 View Post
    Have they added support for OSS or ALSA yet?
    I doubt that OSS is even considered... as for ALSA: it's my fault I have working but out of date patches on github, but I haven't been able to work on them due to lack of free time

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    Default And now

    And now for improved compatibility!

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