The future of Linux and Flash explained - It's your fault

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So what is this article all about? Well, it seems that Adobe has decided it will support Flash on Linux only through a new programming interface called Pepper, which will only be available in Google Chrome. The standalone plugin will no longer be available. End of the world.

Or is it? Let me explain a little more what exactly is happening, or rather, what is going to happen. I will try to explain the tactical and strategic implications of this new partnership between Adobe and Google, the potential impact on Firefox, how this may concern you as end users and whatnot. All right, remember rule number one,

don't panic, and follow me.