Gnash 0.8.9

I have been through the exercise of compiling the latest Gnash Flash player and browser plugin.

It is still far too immature to use. I couldn't get it to work as a browser plugin, as when I tried to play a video on YouTube, there was an error message that Gnash needs the AGG renderer, although it is supposed to work with the Cairo renderer. I did a search, others have hit this problem also.

I tried the standalone player, and it played one of three .swf files.

So, I will stick with the Adobe player. For building a smaller system, I might use technosaurus's trick of making the Flash9 player pretend to be a Flash10 player.

Posted on 27 Mar 2011, 12:43


Posted on 27 Mar 2011, 12:54 by BarryK
Pretend-Flash10 player
This is where you can find a lovely script created by technosaurus, to download Adobe Flash Player 7, 9, or 10, and set 7 and 9 to pretend they are 10:

Posted on 27 Mar 2011, 14:28 by technosaurus
I keep meaning to try out lightspark
but it uses llvm, pulse audio and *gl* stuff :(
... it is using gtk and ffmpeg vs gstreamer