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Old 07-09-2013, 04:21 PM   #1
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Which java for Wheezy?


hi

Which java should be installed for Wheezy?
I have the following java installed:
Code:
# java -version
java version "1.7.0_03"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea7 2.1.7) (7u3-2.1.7-1)
OpenJDK Client VM (build 22.0-b10, mixed mode, sharing)
but some applets are not working, for example:

http://www.chess.com/play/computer
 
Old 07-09-2013, 04:25 PM   #2
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You arent asking your question correctly. You need to identify which Java version the applications you want to run require. Also just having java installed does not mean you have the plugin installed in teh browser.
 
Old 07-09-2013, 06:18 PM   #3
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You could use java-package to get the latest & greatest: http://verahill.blogspot.com/2012/04...in-debian.html

In summary:
1. sudo apt-get install java-package
2. Download the java files from http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp?locale=en --> jre-7u25-linux-x64.tar.gz
3. make-jpkg jre-7u25-linux-x64.bin
4. sudo dpkg -i oracle-j2re1.7_1.7.0+update21_amd64.deb
5a. sudo update-alternatives --config java
5b. sudo update-alternatives --config javaws
6. Verification
java -version
7. Chrome:
sudo updatedb
locate libnpjp2.so
locate libjavaplugin.so
Then use this info to link javaplugin to the new libnpjp2.so:
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/jvm/jre-7-oracle-x64/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so /etc/alternatives/mozilla-javaplugin.so
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/jvm/jre-7-oracle-x64/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so /etc/alternatives/chromium-javaplugin.so

Regards,
Stefan

Last edited by propofol; 07-10-2013 at 07:34 PM.
 
Old 07-09-2013, 06:38 PM   #4
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You arent asking your question correctly. You need to identify which Java version the applications you want to run require. Also just having java installed does not mean you have the plugin installed in teh browser.
I have this plugin installed:
Code:
# dpkg -l | grep icedtea
ii  icedtea-7-plugin:i386                1.3.2-1                            i386         web browser plugin based on OpenJDK and IcedTea to execute Java applets
ii  icedtea-netx:i386                    1.3.2-1                            i386         NetX - implementation of the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP)
ii  icedtea-netx-common                  1.3.2-1                            all          NetX - implementation of the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP)
 
  


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