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Lightspark 0.4.2 Released, Adds Chrome/ium support, better youtube support (PPA)

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The latest version of open-source flash player alternative Lightspark has been released.

This version brings several new features to users including Chrome/ium support, improved sound synchronization and better compatibility with YouTube. Support for Firefox’s ‘out of process plugin’ crash prevention is also ready for testing, the how-to of which can be found on the Lightspark wiki.


This latest version is all primed for Ubunt users, ready for installation from the official Lightspark PPA: –

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sssup/sssup-ppa
  • sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install lightspark