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Flash 10 on Linux: Better, not Great, Better

Oct 21, 2008, 22:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"That was the good news. The bad news is that if you open multiple Flash videos or animations, either by design or by accident, Flash 10 will crash. This will appear to make the Web browser freeze-up or crash, but it's actually just the Flash viewer, npviewer.bin. You can kill the npviewer.bin process and your Web browser will be back to normal.

"I found this problem in both Kubuntu and openSUSE and a bit of research showed me that the problem is in many, if not all, Linux distributions. From where I sit this is really a Flash bug, rather than a Linux bug."

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