Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73857
No Plugins are installable with the Default Mozilla Installation
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:35 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826
Description of problem:
Either you start the by default included Mozilla as normal user or as root, you
won't be able to install the plugins (Java, etc..) with the automatic
Software-installer... When you normally browse to a website that uses Java and
you don't have Java installed, Mozilla will pop up a message which gives you the
offer to install Java... But not in this default version of Mozilla... I had to
install an extra version of Mozilla manually so I was able to install the
Java-plugin that way.. And a newbie User won't even know how to do this...
This problem has been there ever since i tried RedHat and still isn't fixed
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Steps to Reproduce:
2.Go to a URL which uses Java
Actual Results: Nothing, the Website just didn't appear
Expected Results: The software-installer should've popped up and offer me to
install the Java-plugin
Yeah, sorry, that functionality isn't there.
Hey wait. This can't be... You can't be seriously talking about a "desktop
oriented distribution" and then install a default browser which isn't capable of
Is it such a big problem to integrate this standard functionality??
It's not that I don't care (I do!) it's just that this doesn't work right now.
Once it gets fixed upstream, I will be more than happy to include it.