Known Issues with Flash Player 9 for Linux

Fri, Jan 19, 2007

Adobe released the "Flash Player 9 for Linux (Flash Player 9 for Linux)":http://www.brajeshwar.com/archives/2007/01/adobe-flash-player-9-for-linux-released/ 2 days ago. Here are the list of known issues

# Full-screen mode and windowless mode are not yet available for the Linux player.
# Express Install is an unsupported feature due to the variety of Linux platforms, each handling the Adobe Flash Player plug-in installation in different ways.
# Modal dialogs displayed by Flash Player stay in front of browser windows but do not prevent interaction with the browser as they should.
# When hovering over Flash content on a web page, the mouse scroll-wheel does not work. Workaround: Hover over the HTML content on the web page.
# On certain SUSE 9.2 installations using the standalone player only, trying to Open a browser from the standalone player with SeaMonkey open will cause the player to hang.
# Networking operations in the standalone player are currently slow.
# When the mouse is hovering over Flash content, keyboard input is not sent to the browser.

Read the "Flash Player Release Notes (Flash Player Release Notes)":http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/9/releasenotes.html for details on Flash Player 9 for Linux, Mac and Windows.