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Re: Should I switch to 32 bit FlashPlayer?



Marcel Rieux wrote:

> When I installed my 64 bit version of fedora, I thought I'd go 64 bit
> all the way, even with FlashPlayer. The problem is there is no yum
> package available and you have to check when a new version is
> available which, of course, you don't do too often.
> 
> Today I ran into this article:
> 
> http://www.itworld.com/security/88683/linux-windows-or-mac-you-need-patch-
adobe-flash
> 
> and it seems a new security patched version is available in 32 bit:
> 
> http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
> 
> I suppose if I had the 32 bit version installed, yum would have
> installed it automatically.
> 
> So, I went here:
> 
> http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html
> 
> and saw, from the date on the downloaded files, that there was an
> update for my 64 bit version released... on the 13th of November. Is
> it as updated security-wise as the 32 bit version?
> 
> I'm considering moving to the 32 bit version. Does it seem like a good
> idea to you?
> 

I recommend using 32 bit with nspluginwrapper (install i686+x86_64).  You 
won't regret it.


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