Ubufox should prompt for Firefox restart after installation of Adobe flash plugin

Reported by Przemysław Kulczycki on 2009-04-19
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
Undecided
Unassigned
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
ubufox (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubufox

Ubufox should prompt for Firefox restart after installation of Adobe flash plugin.
Currently Ubufox doesn't prompt for it, so newbie users won't know that the flash works until they restart Firefox.

Alexander Sack (asac) wrote :

i think thats right; especially when not installing through ubufox we should ask for restart. (from within ubufox its supposed to work without restart, but i think that feature somehow is broken in firefox atm - have to check).

anyway; flashplugin-nonfree package can touch the firefox required file (as done by firefox postinst) to trigger that restart notification.

affects: ubufox (Ubuntu) → flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
ShawnJGoff (shawn-goff) on 2009-06-18
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
Chris Wilson (notgary) wrote :

Isn't this a problem with the plugin installation process in Firefox, rather than with the plugin itself?

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Invalid
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Triaged → Confirmed
no longer affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
Chris Wilson (notgary) wrote :

Is there anything happening with this issue? Does anyone have any ideas?

Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

No, nothing is happening because requesting a restart after a plugin install is unnecessary. All that is required is to refresh the plugin list, which can happen without restarting

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
Changed in ubufox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
importance: Wishlist → Undecided
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Medium → Undecided
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