By Roy Schestowitz
Created 28/05/2014 - 6:51pm
Submitted by Roy Schestowitz on Wednesday 28th of May 2014 06:51:05 PM
Flash, the ubiquitous media framework for the Web, soon will no longer work for Linux users of the Chromium browser, the open source version of Google Chrome. Is it time for the Linux world to panic? Not at all.
Here's what's happening: Soon, the means by which Flash support was traditionally implemented in Chromium, via a plugin originally designed for Netscape, will no longer work. Instead, Flash support will come in the form of a new API called Pepper, which Google has created for Chrome.