Questions about the project and the distribution - obviously no support questions here please
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Why is adobe flash player included with the Linux mint distribution?
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It's a dead horse . . I haven't used it in over a year.
But . . there are so many websites that only offer flash video. Until many more make the switch to html5, users will want it.
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It is far more easier to remove it, if you don't want to use it, instead for a newbie to add it.
This is BTW not only a matter of flash, but e.g. also of the java-browser plugin.
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jonnymoon96 wrote:Why is adobe flash player included with the Linux mint distribution?
Because only a few months back, users would still have turned away from any Linux distribution that did not come with Adobe Flash Player pre-installed, because Youtube would not have worked out of the box.
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