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LinuxPlanet: A First Look at Flash 9 for Linux Beta

Oct 20, 2006, 18:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"According to the Adobe Labs Web site, the big new features in Flash 9 are a full-screen display and a version that runs under Linux. I downloaded the plug-in for Firefox, as well as the standalone Flash Player, to see how it worked.

"While I was able to display existing Flash 7 content and able to view newer full-screen Flash 9 movies, I couldn't get it to fill the desktop on my SUSE Linux 10.0-powered HP Pavilion laptop. The standalone Linux player had some troubles, too.

"But hey, that's why it's a beta release..."

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