lightspark - High-performance SWF player (experimental)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lightspark
Package version 0.7.2
Package release 6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 643 B
Download size 91.68 KB
Official Mirror
Lightspark is a free Flash player for Linux which aims for high-performance
by using modern technologies such as JIT compilation and OpenGL shaders.
The project is currently in an alpha status and provides the standalone
player and browser plugin for testing purposes only.
Nice features:
* JIT compilation of ActionScript to native x86 bytecode
* Hardware accelerated rendering using OpenGL shaders (GLSL)
* Aims to support current-generation ActionScript 3
* A new, clean, codebase exploiting multithreading and optimized for modern
hardware. Designed from scratch after the official Flash documentation was


Package Version Architecture Repository
lightspark_0.7.2-6_i386.deb 0.7.2 i386 Debian Main
lightspark - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libglibmm-2.4-1c2a >= 2.42.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.8.0
libsigc++-2.0-0c2a >= 2.2.0
libstdc++6 >= 4.4.0
libx11-6 -
lightspark-common = 0.7.2-6


Type URL
Binary Package lightspark_0.7.2-6_amd64.deb
Source Package lightspark

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lightspark deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lightspark




2014-10-16 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add patch to fix build with LLVM 3.5 (Closes: #763235)
2014-08-01 - Gabriele Giacone <>
lightspark (0.7.2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Fix alternatives on ubuntu (LP: #1266089).
* Make VCS-* fields canonical.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes).
2014-07-18 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Backport upstream commit to fix build with llvm-3.4 (Closes: #754484)
* Add libgnutls28-dev build-dependency to satisfy librtmp-dev's pkg-config
* Ack NMU, thanks Reinhard!
2014-05-14 - Reinhard Tartler <>
lightspark (0.7.2-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS against libav10 (Closes: #739328)
2013-12-02 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Sylvestre Ledru ]
* Add patch to make lightspark build with llvm-3.3 (Closes: #730780)
[ Didier Raboud ]
* Bump llvm-dev Build-Dependency to 1:3.3
2013-05-06 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable, here we come Jessie!
* Build-Depend against the generic llvm-dev, to permit easier LLVM
version changes. (Closes: #706699)
2013-03-16 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New 0.7.2 upstream version
- Improved image support: alpha in palettes, abbreviated JPEGs
- Improved embedded font parsing and text positioning
- Open links in a browser (plugin only)
-  BitmapData improvements
- Fixed many crashes
* Drop all patches, incorporated upstream.
2013-03-01 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.1-2) experimental; urgency=low
[ Roland Stigge ]
* Patch buildsystem to make -maltivec optional. Fixes the powerpcspe
FTBFS. (Closes: #701590)
2012-12-28 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New 0.7.1 upstream version
- Fixes for YouTube
- Support keyboard press and release events
- Support mouse wheel events and other mouse event improvements
- Support LLVM 3.2
- Implemented hit testing of DisplayObjects
- Parse JPEG images embedded in DefineBits tags
- Parse RGB15 and paletted images in DefineBitsLossless tags
- Improved XML support
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 without changes needed.
* Update homepage to GitHub
2012-11-10 - Didier Raboud <>
lightspark (0.7.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New 0.7.0 upstream version.
- Drop patches, all backported from upstream.
- Add liblzma-dev as Build-Depend.
- Bump library version in common.shlibs.
* Make lightspark-common depend on fonts-liberation instead of ttf-
liberation. (Closes: #692243)

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