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Bug 130340 - Epiphany does not read /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
Epiphany does not read /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: epiphany (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Marco Pesenti Gritti
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Blocks: FC3Target 131589
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Reported: 2004-08-19 08:10 EDT by Michel Alexandre Salim
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-11 11:53:10 EDT
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Description Michel Alexandre Salim 2004-08-19 08:10:16 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7)
Gecko/20040808 Firefox/0.9.3 StumbleUpon/1.995

Description of problem:
When Epiphany in the development tree was updated from 1.2.7-2 to
1.3.5-0.3.0, my RealPlayer plugin suddenly stopped working. The plugin
still works in Mozilla 1.7 (from FC devel) and Firefox 0.9.3 (from
Fedora Extra).

It seems that Epiphany now only reads the plugins in
/usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.2/plugins, and ignores those in

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RealPlayer 10, check that its plugins are symlinked to
2. Go to www.bbc.co.uk/radio with Epiphany
3. Go to www.bbc.co.uk/radio with Mozilla

Actual Results:  The radio streams work with Mozilla but not Epiphany;
using Epiphany the site's Real detector will say that the browser does
not have the Real plugin installed

Expected Results:  Radio streams work with both browsers

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bryan W Clark 2004-10-05 12:24:00 EDT
re-assigning to marco and making this a YellowPad blocker
Comment 2 Marco Pesenti Gritti 2004-10-07 11:23:18 EDT
I fixed this upstream. Will build a packages as soon as I get beehive
Comment 3 Bryan W Clark 2004-10-11 11:53:10 EDT
about:plugins appears the same as mozilla so it looks as if the fix
has gone in.  Feel free to reopen if this isn't the case.

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