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bug #31019: Seamonkey recommends non-free software

Submitter:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted:  Sat 11 Sep 2010 07:29:54 PM UTC
Category:  gNewSense 2 Severity:  5 - Blocker
Item Group:  i386 Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  samgee
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Tue 26 Jul 2011 06:02:29 PM UTC, comment #13: 

Startup page in 2.x is fixed in rev. 470.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Tue 26 Jul 2011 04:43:45 PM UTC, comment #12: 

The pluginspage issue in 1.x was already fixed in rev. 456.

One problem still remaining (which I had overlooked in the last listing): startup page in 2.x.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Tue 26 Jul 2011 04:20:05 PM UTC, comment #11: 

Rev. 469 fixes redirect to microsoft.com (a.k.a. pluginspage issue) for 2.x.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Fri 06 May 2011 05:32:14 PM UTC, comment #10: 

Rev. 455 fixes startup page and throbber for 1.x. Next run will build it.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 01 May 2011 07:04:55 PM UTC, comment #9: 

I committed a patch for throbber URL, homepage and "get more" plugins link for 2.x (rev. 454).

Remaining issues:
- Startup page (1.x).
- Throbber URL (1.x).
- Redirect to microsoft.com (1.x, 2.x).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Wed 30 Mar 2011 06:24:51 PM UTC, comment #8: 

Leo found another problem with Mozilla browsers [1]:

0) Visit http://www.snapkeys.com/en/imaginaryinterface/letters
1) Click on the "Click here to download plugin." gray box.
2) GNU IceCat's plugin finder service will pop up and it won't find a suitable
3) Click on "Manual Install"

What happens: I got redirected to

What was expected: probably not getting redirected to microsoft.com

[1] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnuzilla/2011-03/msg00048.html

Giuseppe already committed a patch for Icecat (4).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 27 Mar 2011 11:40:34 AM UTC, comment #7: 

I pushed a patch (rev. 453) to replace all URLs (except plug-ins) in the Add-on manager with GNUzilla's.

Remaining issues:
- "Get more" URL for plug-ins in Add-on manager (2.x).
- Startup page is Seamonkey Web page, with links to non-free add-ons (1.x, 2.x).
- Throbber URL is Seamonkey Web page (1.x, 2.x).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Thu 24 Mar 2011 07:50:13 PM UTC, comment #6: 

about:plugins is OK now. I have just pushed a patch (rev. 452) to disable the "Get Addons" tab by default.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 13 Mar 2011 07:37:41 PM UTC, comment #5: 

The links in about:plugins will be removed for both versions in the next Builder run (rev. 451).

The default homepage in Seamonkey is the Seamonkey website. I'll see if I can change that to www.gnewsense.org.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 06 Mar 2011 05:36:44 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Seamonkey in main (1.1.9+nobinonly-0ubuntu1) doesn't have an add-ons manager and I can't find a direct link to AMO anywhere else. It does have a link to a list including non-free plugins (https://pfs.mozilla.org/plugins) in about:plugins.

The 2.0.x version has both the add-ons manager and the link in about:plugins.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Mon 28 Feb 2011 08:35:06 PM UTC, comment #3: 

The "Browse All Add-ons" link in the Add-ons manager indeed points to addons.mozilla.org.

When I click on what should be a Flash widget it opens the Plugin Finder Service. It says "No suitable plugins were found.", but has a link to the plugin section at AMO.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 16 Jan 2011 08:37:18 PM UTC, comment #2: 

This bug is about gNewSense deltah. Perhaps you checked in metad?

$ cat /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="gNewSense GNU/Linux 2.3 (deltah)"
$ apt-cache policy seamonkey
  Ge├»nstalleerd: (geen)
  Kandidaat: 2.0.11+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1
     2.0.11+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1 0
        500 http://it.archive.gnewsense.org deltah-updates/universe Packages
        500 http://it.security.gnewsense.org deltah-security/universe Packages
     2.0.5+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.1~ums1 0
        500 http://it.archive.gnewsense.org deltah-updates/main Packages
        500 http://it.security.gnewsense.org deltah-security/main Packages
     1.1.9+nobinonly-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://it.archive.gnewsense.org deltah/universe Packages

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 09 Jan 2011 12:26:25 AM UTC, comment #1: 

I can't seem to find Seamonkey in any of the repositories in Synaptic Package Manager. Has it been removed?

Adam Saunders <asaun>
Sat 11 Sep 2010 07:29:54 PM UTC, original submission:  

Seamonkey has the same problems as Firefox:
1) it points to a list of non-free extensions,
2) it recommends installing non-free plugins.

I'm going by a report on IRC, haven't checked it out myself (yet).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator


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