Install Lightspark 0.5.7 flash in Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/11.04/10.10/Linux Mint (New Release)

Lightspark is an LGPLv3 licensed Flash player and browser plugin written in C++/C that runs on Linux. It aims to support Adobe's newer Flash formats and AVM2 virtual machine.

lightspark flash

Beside a lot of small improve­ments this new release improves the graph­ics capa­bil­i­ties, with a focus on Flash fea­tures used by games. Currently there are lot of bugs in lightspark but we can hope it will get better with time because adobe dropped further flash support for linux. New Version is only available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 13.

Here is the changelog:
  • Fixed a few mem­ory leaks
  • Improved sup­port for BitmapData::draw
  • Sup­port for BitmapData::copyPixels
  • Sup­port for soft mask­ing
  • Sup­port for mem­ory usage pro­fil­ing (mas­sif compatible)

To install lightspark flash in Ubuntu/Linux Mint (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
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