[tbb-bugs] #22098 [Applications/Tor Browser]: PulseAudio alert banner leads to a 404 page

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#22098: PulseAudio alert banner leads to a 404 page
     Reporter:  dcf                       |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:
Actual Points:                            |  Parent ID:
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 Using Tor Browser 7.0a3, I visited a page that had a video ad (happened to
 be [https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/04/after-nintendo-switch-does-the-
 3ds-have-a-future/ this one]) and got a banner about PulseAudio being
 I clicked the "Learn how" button, and it led me to this page, which is 404
 "Page Not Found".
 and-video-issues ([https://archive.fo/BCXOW archived copy])

 After you have clicked the button once, you can make it appear again by
 setting the pref `media.decoder-doctor.MediaCannotInitializePulseAudio
 .button-clicked` to false.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/22098>
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