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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Flash Player 9 Beta 2 for Linux

Adobe has released a second beta version of Flash Player 9 for Linux. This release addresses some of the audio-related problems and crashes from the first beta. You can also check out the release notes for all the changes. I've managed to play a couple of videos on ESPN Motion without it locking up on me. Right there, that's a big improvement over beta 1. I'll keep testing.

Update! I played the first period of a Red Wings' game on Google Video while doing a bunch of other stuff. Everything worked great. In general it ate up only 36% of my Athlon XP 1800+ to play the video while downloading the content at about 2Mbps. Impressive.

News for 11/21/2006

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