Commit a383f6c2 authored by Andre Klapper's avatar Andre Klapper 💬

gnome-help: Remove guide how to install Flash plugin

Mostly outdated, usually a security risk, and EOL in three months.

Fixes #80
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<include href="legal.xml" xmlns=""/>
<link xref="net-default-browser">Change the default browser</link>,
<link xref="net-install-flash">install Flash</link>
<link xref="net-default-browser">Change the default browser</link>
<page xmlns=""
type="topic" style="task"
<link type="guide" xref="net-browser"/>
<revision pkgversion="3.4.0" date="2012-02-20" status="final"/>
<revision pkgversion="3.18" date="2015-09-28" status="final"/>
<credit type="author">
<name>Phil Bull</name>
<include href="legal.xml" xmlns=""/>
<desc>You may need to install Flash to be able to view websites like
YouTube, which display videos and interactive web pages.</desc>
<title>Install the Flash plug-in</title>
<p><app>Flash</app> is a <em>plug-in</em> for your web browser that allows
you to watch videos and use interactive web pages on some websites. Some
websites won’t work without Flash.</p>
<p>Would be nice to (soft?) link to a page on the software installer</p>
<p>If you do not have Flash installed, you will probably see a message
telling you so when you visit a website that needs it. Flash is available as
a free (but not open-source) download for most web browsers. Most Linux
distributions have a version of Flash that you can install through their
software installer (package manager) too.</p>
<title>If Flash is available from the software installer:</title>
<p>Open the software installer application and search for
<p>Look for the <gui>Adobe Flash plug-in</gui>, <gui>Adobe Flash
Player</gui> or similar and click to install it.</p>
<p>If you have any web browser windows open, close them and then re-open
them. The web browser should realize that Flash is installed when you
open it again and you should now be able to view websites using
<title>If Flash <em>is not</em> available from the software
<p>Go to the <link href="">Flash Player
download website</link>. Your browser and operating system should be
automatically detected.</p>
<p>Click where it says <gui>Select version to download</gui> and choose
the type of software installer that works for your Linux distribution. If
you don’t know which to use, choose the <file>.tar.gz</file> option.</p>
<p>Look at the
<link href="">installation
instructions for Flash</link> to learn how to install it for your web
<section id="alternatives">
<title>Open-source alternatives to Flash</title>
<p>A handful of free, open-source alternatives to Flash are available. These
tend to work better than the Flash plug-in in some ways (for example, by
handling sound playback better), but worse in others (for example, by not
being able to display some of the more complicated Flash pages on the
<p>You might like to try one of these if you are dissatisfied with the Flash
player, or if you would like to use as much open-source software as possible
on your computer. Here are a few of the options:</p>
<list style="compact">
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