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

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Mon Nov 3 09:59:59 GMT 2008

On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 09:20:22AM +0530, shirish wrote:
> Hi Asac,
>  I went to the bug. What I saw there is while for flash you have
> committed a patch or something, for java applets you said there might
> be a problem, what could this problem be?
> Another query but unrelated,went to
> http://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp?detect=jre
> While once it was able to verify trying it once more it took me to
> http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml so is that an issue
> with the way the webpage has been written or what?
> Also the one time it gave me a result it said we have java6 while the
> latest it has is 6 update 10.
> Looking at the package we have I came to know we have icedtea6-plugin
> 6b12-0ubuntu6 while in Debian its now
>  http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/i/icedtea-gcjwebplugin/icedtea-gcjwebplugin_1.0+dak1-1/changelog
> Now is that just a change in the name or what? icedtea6-plugin is
> still showing in experimental .

The bug I fixed replaces the 8.04 with 8.10 for the following prefs:


you also need to change


 - Alexander

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