[PC-BSD Announce] PC-BSD Announces Redistribution Agreement with Adobe Systems
Charles A. Landemaine
charles at pcbsd.org
Wed Apr 18 11:27:38 PDT 2007
iXsystems announced an agreement with Adobe Systems that will allow the
next version of PC-BSD to have a Flash-enabled browser available on a
default installation. The Linux version of Adobe’s popular Flash player
will run on PC-BSD using FreeBSD’s Linux compatibility layer.
Having Flash player available by default on PC-BSD will allow users to
view Flash content on popular sites such as YouTube, Yahoo Video, and
"The agreement with Adobe will allow PC-BSD to have a browser with Flash
working immediately after installation of the operating system. This makes
great strides toward the PC-BSD project’s commitment of having an
easy-to-use OS with the modern browsing experience users expect and
deserve," said Matt Olander with the PC-BSD Project.
"Flash technology is the standard for developing and viewing rich internet
applications. Users of PC-BSD as their day-to-day OS know that the
inclusion of Adobe Flash player as a default option will enhance their
user experience and expand the number of applications they can
successfully run on their PCs", said Michael Lauth, CEO of iXsystems.
Charles A. Landemaine.
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