Bug report: "No description found in plugin database" when choosing flash plugin

Alexander Sack asac at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 3 01:03:22 GMT 2008

this is fixed by bug 291417 in ubufox.intrepid branch.

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 12:25:18PM +0530, shirish wrote:
> Hi all,
>  Is there a bug number to go with the bug-report which was filed
> through mail by somebody. I would like/love to track its status as
> well.
> Another query in the Hardy cycle there used to be 2 java webplugins I had seen.
> a. the java-gcj-webplugin (provided by GNU Classpath) or java-gcj-compat-plugin
> b. icedtea-7-webplugin or something like that.
> There was also one more called icedtea6-webplugin
> Now both seem to be not there, with the updated index there is just
> icedtea6-plugin
> I also tried to see the help documentation but couldn't find the right
> information. There is
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Firefox but it doesn't link to
> either any info. on Java or Flash or anything.
> Also https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/internet/C/web-browsing.html gives
> just the mention of ubuntu-restricted-extras (which I suppose is the
> metapackage) .
> So in essence the question is :-
> a. Is there a policy to have a single java webplugin for FF3 for Intrepid?
>  a1. Or are  the other ones not upto the mark or support
> infrastructure (as in not enough people to triage bugs & support ) not
> there.
> Would love to know about this as well. Sorry for diverging a bit from
> the main question as well.

 - Alexander

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