[Bug 537410] [NEW] Firefox does not know which plugin to install for Flash content

Bálint Magyar magyarbalint at indi.hu
Thu Mar 11 15:03:19 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

When I go to a page with embedded Flash content, Firefox pops up the
information bar at the top, telling me that "Additional plugins are
requested." When I click the "Install missing plugins" button, I am
presented with a wizard that should list every plugin that is required
to completely view the page. In my case, the list is empty and the
dialog just says "Press Next to install these plugins. Clicking "Next"
goes to the next step which informs me that "No suitable plugins were

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Mar 11 15:57:41 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
 firefox 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 firefox-gnome-support 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 firefox-branding 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 abroswer N/A
 abrowser-branding N/A
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100310)
Package: firefox 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.25-generic
SourcePackage: firefox
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic i686

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug i386 lucid

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