doesn't work, but it should

Bug #1284158 reported by Jamie Strandboge on 2014-02-24
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Chris Coulson
Fix Released
Olivier Tilloy
webbrowser-app (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Go to Since this is an HTML5 game for chrome, it should work, but doesn't load.

Related branches

summary: - angry birds doesn't work, but it should
+ doesn't work, but it should
Changed in oxide:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Adnane Belmadiaf (daker) wrote :

I am able to get this working by setting "preferences.localStorageEnabled: true" in the browser, but it stops at 60% with a lot of flashing.

Changed in oxide:
milestone: none → branch-1.2
Changed in oxide:
assignee: nobody → Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

Added a webbrowser-app task for this, as I only get a "Get the android version" screen when viewing this on the device (I guess it'll need a user agent override).

That won't fix the other issues with the game the last time I tried it though, but it would be great to get this working

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

The linked branch adds UA overrides for on both desktop and mobile. With that, angrybirds works on my N7. The game fully loads and is playable without any flickering, however it’s pretty slow and not super responsive.

Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Olivier Tilloy (osomon)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package webbrowser-app - 0.23+14.10.20140703-0ubuntu1

webbrowser-app (0.23+14.10.20140703-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low

  [ CI bot ]
  * Resync trunk

  [ Olivier Tilloy ]
  * Fail gracefully (and silently) when the cookie cannot be set, it
    shouldn’t raise an error. (LP: #1336280)
  * Override the UA string for (on both desktop
    and mobile). (LP: #1284158)
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:43:49 +0000

Changed in webbrowser-app (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) on 2014-07-04
Changed in webbrowser-app:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in oxide:
status: Triaged → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → New
Changed in oxide:
milestone: branch-1.2 → branch-1.3
Changed in oxide:
milestone: branch-1.3 → branch-1.4
Olivier Tilloy (osomon) wrote :

Marking fixed, as this now works (and is pretty fluid) on my krillin (that’s with oxide 1.3).

Changed in oxide:
status: New → Fix Released
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