Bug#726136: browser-plugin-gnash: iceweasel does not recognize plugin on installation

Andrew Kane akane at freegeekseattle.org
Sat Oct 12 17:54:28 UTC 2013

Package: browser-plugin-gnash
Version: 0.8.11~git20130903-3
Severity: normal

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On installing browser-plugin-gnash, iceweasel does not show the plugin in its Add-Ons page.
The package does not add the necessary symlink:

ln -s /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so gnash-plugin

fixes the problem.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.11-rc7-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages browser-plugin-gnash depends on:
ii  gnash                     0.8.11~git20130903-3
ii  libboost-iostreams1.54.0  1.54.0-3
ii  libc6                     2.17-93
ii  libgcc1                   1:4.8.1-10
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.36.4-1
ii  libstdc++6                4.8.1-10

browser-plugin-gnash recommends no packages.

Versions of packages browser-plugin-gnash suggests:
pn  browser-plugin-lightspark  <none>

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