[sf-lug] using apt-cache search to find flash packages

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Nov 24 11:07:11 PST 2008

Quoting jim (jim at well.com):

>    there are several alternative flash-for-video 
> (Shock Wave Flash aka SWF) possibilities, including 
> gnash, klash (for KDE), 

"klash" is just Gnash with KDE front-end glue.  Gnash is the leading
open-source Flash interpreter.  All open-source implementations are
necessarily incomplete attempts at reverse-engineering, because
Adobe/Macromedia will not permit access to language spec documentation 
for recent Flash versions except under NDA.

> a Ming SWF python module, 


> adobe4-flashplugin, as well as the expected various 
> libraries and flashplugin-nonfree 


Don't forget swfdec.

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