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Adobe Flash substitute: When will it be available?

Asked by Victor G. Jackson on 2012-04-24

Mozilla Firefox browser and Adobe Flash worked well with Ubuntu 11.0 -- YouTube viewing was not a problem.

Adobe has stopped supporting Linux / Ubuntu, will Ubuntu 12.04 LTS resolve
the problem of no video support from Adobe?

When will Ubuntu 12.04 LTS be out of beta and stable?

Thanks for your interest.

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They haven't stopped supporting Linux at all.

Precise is out on the 28th April 2012
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/ReleaseSchedule

I had read some reviews of Adobe for Ubuntu, they may have
been referring to the Adobe Team blog (below):

Focusing on the next Linux client.
http://blogs.adobe.com/open/2011/06/focusing-on-the-next-linux-client.html

Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player Team Blog /
Adobe AIR and Linux: Increasing Distribution on Devices

(middle of the 3rd paragraph)

    We will no longer be releasing our own versions of Adobe AIR and the AIR SDK for desktop Linux,

    but expect that one or more of our partners will do so.

    The last Adobe release of AIR for desktop Linux is AIR 2.6.

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Ubuntu Software Center
Adobe Flash Player plugin
Version: flashplugin - installer 11.2.202.233 ubuntu 0.11.10.3

Updates: Canonical does not provide updates for Adobe Flash plugin.
Some updates may be provided by the Ubuntu community.

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.