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Re: Introduction and bug
Re: Introduction and bug
Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:28:08 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.96 (gnu/linux)
Thank you to have pointed out this problem. I see there is a link that
must be removed from the plugins finder window.
FYI, the file that must be modified is:
I am going to fix it.
Leo <address@hidden> writes:
> Hello GNUzilla people, this is my first email to this list so I'll introduce
> myself. My name is Leonardo De Luca and my nickname is leo_rockway, I'm a
> gNewSense user and I wrote a Python script to automate the process of
> creating localized xpi files for GNU IceCat . I had previously announced
> my script in identi.ca and in #icecat @ freenode.
> Now, I have been talking with someone from the VENENUX GNU/Linux distro and
> told me of a bug he found in GNU IceCat. This is the way to replicate the
> 0) Open a site that needs Java; you can use  as an example).
> 1) A bar pops up on top. The bar says "Additional plugins are required to
> display all the media on this page." and there's a button: "Install Missing
> Plugins...". There's also a box in the page that says "Click here to download
> plugin." in the position where the Java applet would be.
> 2) Either click on the top button or in the box with the "Click here to
> download plugin." (the result is the same).
> 3) The plugin finder service pops up and informs that "No suitable plugins
> were found." There's sa link the bottom of that popup that says "Find out
> more about Plugins or manually find missing plugins.". Clicking on that link
> directs you to  which then redirects you to .
> 4) As you can see, that page offers some nasty plugins: "Adobe Reader",
> Flash Player", "Java", "QuickTime", "RealPlayer", "Shockwave" and "Windows
> Media Player".
> At first I thought this was something caused by my localized xpi files, that
> maybe I had forgotten to replace a string that pointed to the right page, but
> then I noticed that this also happens without the localized xpi files. I even
> tried to $ grep missingplugins * -R in the locale directory and I got no
> relevant results, so this link to Mozilla's plugins' page must be located
> somewhere else. I wouldn't know where else to look for a way to solve this
> bug, so unfortunately I can't provide a patch.
> Well, I think that's pretty much it. Thanks a lot and keep up the good work :)
>  http://leorockway.com.ar/iceceat/IceCatTranslate.py
>  http://www.javatester.org/version.html
>  https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/browse/type:7