In Firefox 9+, prevents other languages spell-checking - fixed in upstream 2.0.1

Bug #914706 reported by Timo Jyrinki on 2012-01-11
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mozvoikko (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Firefox 9 was changed in a way that now having mozvoikko installed means one cannot spell-check in other languages than Finnish anymore.

Upstream released 2.0.1 that behaves correctly also in newest Firefoxes.

The Debian maintainer Heikki uploaded 2.0.1 which is now at - it is nowadays almost identical to Ubuntu packaging, sans s/Iceweasel/Firefox/ and apport support. A couple of lintian complaints were also fixed in the Debian packaging, ie. phrasing of the copyright information and specifying extra/oldlibs for the transitional package. You could rebase on Debian (to have 2.0.1-1ubuntu1) to look good in the statistics, but of course other than that there is no benefit since there is always the Iceweasel/Firefox difference.

Attached for general interest is a debian/ directories diff, except for changelog, for Debian 2.0.1 -> Ubuntu 2.0.

Timo Jyrinki (timo-jyrinki) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package mozvoikko - 2.0.1-0ubuntu1

mozvoikko (2.0.1-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release 2.0.1
    - Fixes LP: #914706 - can't select any other spell-check language in
      Firefox with mozvoikko installed
 -- Chris Coulson <email address hidden> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 11:38:44 +0000

Changed in mozvoikko (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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