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bug #46735: Konqueror redirects to download page for non-free software

Submitted by:  Dennis Worthem <numi>
Submitted on:  Mon 21 Dec 2015 07:00:10 AM UTC
Category:  gNewSense 4 Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  All architectures Status:  In Progress
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  numi
Open/Closed:  Open
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Wed 23 Dec 2015 05:37:34 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fix pushed to bzr for kde4libs.

Dennis Worthem <numi>
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Mon 21 Dec 2015 07:00:10 AM UTC, original submission:  

Konqueror redirects to microsoft.com when visiting a website with an embedded WMV video.

Steps to reproduce:
1) Uninstall any media player plugins for the browser, (e.g. totem-mozilla) and mozplugger.
2) Start Konqueror and browse to http://www.snapkeys.com/en/imaginaryinterface/letters
3) Konqueror shows a pop-up box saying: "Missing plugin - Konqueror. No plugin found for 'Microsoft Media Format'. Do you want to download one from http://www.microsoft.com? [Download] [Do Not Download]".
4) Click the download button. A new window opens on the URL http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/windows-media-player. That web page offers to download Windows Media Player, which is non-free software.

Expected: the pop-up box in step 3 should suggest installing a free media player/plugin. Alternatively it could be not shown at all.

Dennis Worthem <numi>
Project Member


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