firstly, I'm very pleased to see an announcement for a recent NPAPI flash version. I downloaded the latest beta (Sep 15) but it won't work, actually. A little tracing yielded the following result:
# ldd libflashplayer.so 2>&1 | grep "not found"
./libflashplayer.so: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found (required by ./libflashplayer.so)
./libflashplayer.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15' not found (required by ./libflashplayer.so)
./libflashplayer.so: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by ./libflashplayer.so)
So there seems to be unresolved dependencies to basic system libs, due to demanding requirements. Following the latest versions of both libc as well as libstdc++ on Oracle Linux 6:
# strings /lib64/libc.so.6 /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6 | grep "GLIBC.*\...$"
Will the final build support these versions as well, or is there any fix to solve that issue in another way?
We have the same issue with CentOS 6.8. I note the system requirements page at Adobe Flash Player | Tech specs says you support RHEL 5.6 or higher.
We have over 100 CentOS 6.8 users who we would like to eventually use the latest version of the plugin.
There are no plans to expand NPAPI Linux support beyond the distributions we currently support (selected by audience size and relevance to maximize the benefit of the finite resources we have to apply).
We do provide a tarball, which allows you to manually install Flash Player on systems which do not use the package managers that we currently support. The binaries should work, but you'll need to do the legwork to automate installation, should that be a requirement.
You can find those distributions here: