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dcore:flash10_creation_script [2016/06/01 18:18]
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dcore:flash10_creation_script [2016/06/14 10:50] (current)
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 ===== dCore Flash 10 SCE Creation Script ===== ===== dCore Flash 10 SCE Creation Script =====
  
-Flash 10 SCE creation script. The script checks to ensure the system uses an older non-SSE2 processorotherwise import and run ''getFlash11'' from the dCore repository. It installs the last known working Flash 10 version for these older processors. It creates flash10.sce in the /sce directory and requests user permission to add it to sceboot.lst. As Adobe no longer provides Flash 10 security updates, the script can be deleted once flash10.sce is created.+This Flash 10 SCE creation script checks if using an older non-SSE2 processor (otherwise import ''getFlash11''), imports the last known working Flash 10 version for older processorscreates an /sce/flash10.sce and requests permission to add flash10.sce to sceboot.lst. Future update checks not required, as Adobe no longer supports Flash 10.
  
-Use at own riskFlash security issues well documented, only run Flash as a last resort, numerous alteratives available: +Though never having personally experienced any issues running Flash 10 for several years, use at own riskFlash is proprietary and security issues are well documented. Only run Flash as a last resort, numerous alternatives available: 
-  *SMPlayer works well, streams URLs with better performance on old hardware, works on youtube.com and many other sites. +  *SMPlayer streams URLs with better performance on old hardware, works on youtube.com and many other sites. 
-  *youtube-dl is excellent for downloading videos from many sites, play locally with favourite media player. +  *youtube-dl is excellent for downloading videos from many sites, play locally with media player. 
-  *Most websites now provide an html5 alternative to Flash, which is, however, more taxing on old hardware.+  *Firefox add-ons are available to download videos from sites if not fond of youtube-dl. 
 +  *Many websites now use html5, run system without Flash, it may not be missed!
  
-Lastly if Flash 10 is utilizedrecommend:+If Flash 10 is utilized recommend:
   *Firefox -> Addons -> Ask to Activate instead of 'Always Activate'.   *Firefox -> Addons -> Ask to Activate instead of 'Always Activate'.
-  *Using NoScript or Flash block add-on during majority of browsing.+  *Use NoScript or Flash block add-on during majority of browsing.
  
-This script was created for practice and appears to work well. Even though I (nitram) no longer use Flashrather than delete sharing with others :)+The script was created for practice and worked well, last test May 2016 on dCore-jessie running Iceweasel.
  
-Last tested May 2016 on dCore-jessie running Iceweasel.+Even though I (nitram) no longer use Flash, rather than delete sharing the script with others :)
  
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