Check out the new Flash Player 9 Update 3 beta, also available in Linux flavor, available here. The most notable features of interest to Linux users: Fullscreen mode works on Linux, and the entire thing has been reworked as a native GTK app that communicates with the hosting web browser using the XEmbed protocol. Hopefully, your favorite Linux web browser also holds up its end of the bargain by hosting XEmbed applications.
By Mike Melanson
June 13, 2007