Adobe kills AIR for Linux, focuses on mobile instead

By Emil · 4 replies
Jun 17, 2011
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  1. Adobe has announced it is discontinuing further support of Adobe AIR for desktop Linux. The latest release of Adobe AIR for desktop Linux is version 2.6. You can download it directly…

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  2. mavis311

    mavis311 TS Rookie

    I hate AIR. I wish they would kill it entirely.

    Isn't DRM dead or at least shown to be mostly ineffective?

    I avoid DRM like the plague, but only because it is such an annoyance. I'm all for developers getting paid and quelling piracy, but most DRM measures take things to such a level as to be obtrusive and hinder the pleasant user experience that I expect for my $$$$$.
  3. What does AIR have to do with DRM?

    AFAIK, AIR is a wrapper for Flash applications that allow them to act like Desktop application.
  4. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

    man i hate this OS (desktop versions). die already. 99% of your customers don't even donate to the cause financially... at least no one i've spoken to. that says it all. DIE!
  5. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 855   +121

    Oh no, not AIR!! What will we ever do without Adobe Air??

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