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Old 10-02-2008, 01:04 PM   #1
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Iceweasel Java plugin using the Apt version of Sun Java?


Heya guys, I'm using the 64 bit version of Debian Unstable and was wondering how to install the Iceweasel java plugin when using the Sun Java from the apt repositories.

When installing sun java manually there is usually a plugin file in its directory that you link in Iceweasel/Firefox, but I couldn't locate that file in the apt downloaded version, am I missing something?

Also do you recommend the apt version of sun java, or is that something better to be installed manually? (or even a non Sun based java, looking for the best compatibility/performance when viewing java web based 3d applications)

Thanks guys.

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Old 10-02-2008, 01:27 PM   #2
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The "apt version of Sun Java?" Pretty funny. I suppose you mean the Sun Java packages in the Debian repos. Yes. Those are the ones you should use. But I guess you didn't get the letter. There is no 64-bit java plugin ... not for Linux, not for OSX, not for Windows, not for you or anybody else. There is one for GCJ, the free version of Java, but it doesn't work very well.

If you have to see a java applet on your 64-bit Debian system, Konqueror handles applets differently than Mozilla style browsers, and doesn't need a plugin.
 
Old 10-03-2008, 01:24 AM   #3
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icedtea-gcjwebplugin - Java plugin based on IcedTea and gcjwebplugin
works reasonably well in 64bit.
 
Old 10-03-2008, 08:35 AM   #4
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icedtea-gcjwebplugin - Java plugin based on IcedTea and gcjwebplugin
works reasonably well in 64bit.
Cool, uninstalled the other versions of java that were on there and did an install of that.

Works fairly well, some 3d textures are missing unfortunately on 1 of the applications. Same exact thing happened on a windows machine that was running multiple and slightly older java versions, so uninstalling and reinstalling the newest fixed that. So hopefully it just has to do with that application needing the newer version and in time that will be updated.
 
  


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