Friday, 28 October 2016

Re: Promote adobe-flashplugin over flashplugin-installer

On 2016-10-28 16:24, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
> * While flashplugin-installer downloads the Flash plugin from a
> third-party source, adobe-flashplugin installs it directly, so the
> users will get updates (for security or other reasons) through the
> regular package updates.

Please let me correct myself:

I see now that flashplugin-installer gets the plugin from the
adobe-flashplugin source at
<http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/>, and is
updated when adobe-flashplugin is updated.

So I'm a little confused. Enabling Canonical Partner, if the user
requests installation of third-party software, and installing the
adobe-flashplugin package still appears to open for a smoother work
flow, and would probably make it possible to drop flashplugin-installer.

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Gunnar Hjalmarsson
https://launchpad.net/~gunnarhj

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