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bug #33695: Konqueror suggests non-free software in overview pages

Submitter:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted:  Fri 01 Jul 2011 08:41:17 PM UTC
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  5 - Blocker
Item Group:  All architectures Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  samgee
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Sun 30 Dec 2012 08:45:51 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I fixed this today for Parkes.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
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Fri 01 Jul 2011 08:41:17 PM UTC, original submission:  

The Web browser Konqueror shows a "Conquer your Desktop" overview page when it starts. On it is a link to "Specifications". That page has links to download pages of non-free software: Adobe Flash, Realplayer, Blackdown Java [1] and Sun Java [2].

A free distribution should not encourage users to download and install non-free software.

Confirmed for both metad and Parkes.

[1] http://www.blackdown.org is actually some Asian website now. I don't know what it's about, but I'm guessing not Java.
[2] http://java.sun.com redirects to a Java 6 download page. To my knowledge that's not the IcedTea version and thus non-free.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator


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