A second beta release of Adobe Flash 11 has escaped into the wild.

Notable additions to the second beta appear to be minimal, with the stat junkies over at Phoronix concluding that “…the Linux binary [is] a lot faster and more stable than last month’s beta.”

The first Beta, released mid July of this year, brought Broadcom Crystal HD support and smoother animations.


Adobe Flash 11 Beta 2 release can be downloaded from Adobe Labs (link no longer valid 2021).

64bit PPA

64bit Ubuntu?8.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04?and?11.10?users may prefer to use the dedicated 64bit Flash PPA maintained by SevenMachine.

Note that this PPA is not provided or?maintained?by Adobe.

To install, add ppa:sevenmachines/flash?to your Software Sources (don’t know how to do that? See here), run an update, then install the ‘flashplugin64-installer‘ package from the Ubuntu Software Centre or command line.

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