Package Details: flashplayer-standalone 32.0.0.465-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/flashplayer-standalone.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: flashplayer-standalone
Description: Adobe Flash Player Standalone (A.K.A. Adobe Flash Player Projector)
Upstream URL: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html
Licenses: LGPL, custom:Adobe
Submitter: ly50247
Maintainer: frealgagu
Last Packager: frealgagu
Votes: 176
Popularity: 0.55
First Submitted: 2010-06-21 06:25
Last Updated: 2020-12-09 05:09

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Omar007 commented on 2021-01-04 23:16

As far as I'm aware that is only applicable to the web-browser plugin version. Standalone/Projector should still work fine. At the very least 32.0.0.453 which is the last update I pushed is still working perfectly fine here. (haven't build/updated to 465 yet so I can't say anything about that)

Since 371 is also one I pushed I can try and see if it's still in a build cache of mine but don't keep your hopes up (and regardless; it really shouldn't matter for the standalone/projector version)

EDIT: Last build cache for that version was removed 6 months ago so I no longer have it and my backups for those only go back 1 month.

EDIT2: I just see that the date for the time bomb wasn't 01-01-2021 but a tad later this month so the projector might start failing later.

EDIT3: If the standalone/projector does indeed also end up containing said time-bomb, the next best solution I can think of is to use Ruffle browser addon/extension to play your flash content using your browser.

frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:36

I maintain the latest built package at:

https://github.com/frealgagu/archlinux.flashplayer-standalone/releases/

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Loader009 commented on 2021-06-13 11:30

fyi: https://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/flash_player_admin_guide.html

mms.cfg file location Linux /etc/adobe/ NOTE: Unlike Windows and macOS, the Linux player is in a directory named adobe, not in one named Macromed or Macromedia.

Suppressing EOL Uninstall Prompts In the latter half of 2020, as part of Flash Player's end of life (EOL) process, Adobe will start prompting customers to uninstall Flash Player. This prompt is optional and can be dismissed by the end user. To reduce friction in a managed installation environment, administrators can set either of the following properties in the client's mms.cfg to disable the prompt from appearing: AutoUpdateDisable = 1 Or EOLUninstallDisable = 1

This should be a solution without using (or searching for) an older version.

krszalay commented on 2021-01-15 22:03

just confirming that it's still working, yay!

Omar007 commented on 2021-01-04 23:16

As far as I'm aware that is only applicable to the web-browser plugin version. Standalone/Projector should still work fine. At the very least 32.0.0.453 which is the last update I pushed is still working perfectly fine here. (haven't build/updated to 465 yet so I can't say anything about that)

Since 371 is also one I pushed I can try and see if it's still in a build cache of mine but don't keep your hopes up (and regardless; it really shouldn't matter for the standalone/projector version)

EDIT: Last build cache for that version was removed 6 months ago so I no longer have it and my backups for those only go back 1 month.

EDIT2: I just see that the date for the time bomb wasn't 01-01-2021 but a tad later this month so the projector might start failing later.

EDIT3: If the standalone/projector does indeed also end up containing said time-bomb, the next best solution I can think of is to use Ruffle browser addon/extension to play your flash content using your browser.

frealgagu commented on 2021-01-04 22:02

@krszalay unfortunately I've only kept the version 453, no previous binaries were saved. If you know a way to obtain it please let me know.

krszalay commented on 2021-01-04 20:51

could we revert to 32.0.0.371? that's the last not time-bombed version according to Wikipedia

frealgagu commented on 2020-12-05 22:36

I maintain the latest built package at:

https://github.com/frealgagu/archlinux.flashplayer-standalone/releases/

Omar007 commented on 2020-09-08 21:39

The validity check fails. What do I do?!?

When the validity check fails for the downloaded file, Adobe most likely released a new version.
Please flag it out-of-date if that is indeed the case (check the Upstream URL) instead of dropping a comment or doing nothing.

Why does this happen?

Adobe doesn't actually have the version in the filename/URL. When the build process downloads the file, it is stored locally with the version number in the name but the upstream download URL is always the same; https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/updaters/32/flash_player_sa_linux.x86_64.tar.gz

The result of this is that when Adobe releases a new version, this file on their server is replaced and thus the file downloaded from that URL during the build process will no longer match the checksum that is recorded in the PKGBUILD.

Omar007 commented on 2020-09-08 21:30

@carloza; see the earlier messages on this subject. Making the update to the AUR as we speak.

carloza commented on 2020-09-08 20:19

This package show the following error


==> Validando los archivos source con sha256sums...
    flashplayer-standalone-32.0.0.414.tar.gz ... HA FALLADO
==> ERROR: ¡Uno o más archivos no superaron el control de validación!
error descargando fuentes: flashplayer-standalone

frealgagu commented on 2019-12-18 14:36

@vbs when that happens please flag it instead.