[PC-BSD Testing] Blue People FlashPlayer

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Oct 31 07:17:20 PDT 2012


It's a shame Adobe nixed Flash on Linux development. It's also a bummer 
something like Lightspark doesn't compile (according to Freshports) or 
work on BSD either.

Arthur

> When I said "only known workaround", I mean having the best performance
> i.e. hardware acceleration enabled, having the newest Flash Player
> releases and not have blue tinted videos.  The way it should be!  The
> only known workaround I know about, which would allow Flash to work
> "normally" in all 3 ways, is to install Google Chrome.  Adobe only
> releases security updates for Flash 11.2 series for Linux, but Adobe
> does further develop the Flash built into Google Chrome.  The latest
> Flash Player version on Google Chrome, in Ubuntu, is 11.4.31.110 (at the
> time of writing this) - for other web browsers the Flash version stays
> at 11.2.x.x - hopefully you see why having Google Chrome available from
> the AppCafe *might* solve this problem? I don't know if it will
> definitely work, but I did have the same problem on Ubuntu, but
> installing and using Google Chrome has solved it in Ubuntu, hopefully
> the same should apply in PC-BSD?
>
> On 30/10/12 23:05, Andreas Hotz wrote:
>    
>> Hallo Freebsd flash maintainer !
>>
>> about your workaround:
>> disable the hardware acceleration
>> ( right click in the video for example in 'Youtube'
>> -->  settings and disable:
>>
>> AFAIK -->  normal colour !
>>             -->  1080HD speed as well !
>>
>> so back from `Avatar' Planet to earth...
>>
>> Thanks for your support
>>
>> A.Hotz
>>
>>
>> 2012/10/30 N V<VaNs9 at yandex.ru>:
>>      
>>> 30.10.2012, 14:35, "David"<turbolad995 at yahoo.co.uk>:
>>>        
>>>> On 30/10/12 06:20, N V wrote:
>>>>
>>>>          
>>>>>    On 30 октября 2012 00:05:31 Eitan Adler wrote:
>>>>>            
>>>>>>    On 29 October 2012 16:00, Andreas Hotz<aufderalb at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>    Hallo, when I playing something in 'Youtube' for example
>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>    Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>    I'm the FreeBSD flash maintainer.
>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>    in Opera Browser,
>>>>>>>    the face colour of the people for example
>>>>>>>    ( and maybe other colours )
>>>>>>>    are blue ! ( feeling like in 'Avatar'.. )
>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>    This is a known issue and is true on both Linux and FreeBSD.  Adobe
>>>>>>    has no interest in fixing the issue.
>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>    I'm using a Nvidia gt 220/240 card !
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>    Any solution ? of changing the colours...
>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>    Only a workaround: disable hardware acceleration.   Be warned though:
>>>>>>    this will make flash slower than it already is.
>>>>>>              
>>>>>>>    Thanks for your support
>>>>>>>                
>>>>>>    Thank you for using PC-BSD!
>>>>>>              
>>>>>    Hi.
>>>>>
>>>>>    While this can make flash slower, I havn't noticed any difference in perfomance
>>>>>    with and without accel.
>>>>>
>>>>>    P.S. Andreas, AFAIK this blue thing happens only in youtube movies.
>>>>>
>>>>>    Regards,
>>>>>    Vans.
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>>>> The only known workaround that may work is to use Google Chrome (not
>>>> Chromium), since Chrome uses the newest releases of Flash.  I have been
>>>> reading about this and Adobe are no longer developing Flash 11.2 series
>>>> for other web browsers in Linux.  Could PC-BSD have the newest Chrome
>>>> releases available in the AppCafe?
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>>> Well, disabling hardware acceleration seems to be a workaround, isn't it?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Vans.
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