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Old 11-09-2003, 12:56 PM   #1
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mozilla, java, and u


dont know if this will help, but it did help me.

couldnt get java to work in mozilla. i read the Fedora mailing list, and found the answer that worked for me.

here is the link:

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedor.../msg00763.html

i d/l'ed and installed both, and now have java working.

just my $.02.

dan
 
Old 11-09-2003, 02:39 PM   #2
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hm...what about with Firebird?
 
Old 11-09-2003, 08:22 PM   #3
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Actually you only need the java rpm from www.java.com
Than go to you java directory (usually usr/java), go into the /plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32 directory. Just make a link to this file in your .mozilla/plugins directory. This will work for mozilla and Thunderbird (since thunderbird can use all of the plugins from the .mozilla directory).
 
Old 11-10-2003, 10:25 AM   #4
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java link

i have tried the link method, and it did not work for me. i posted this for people who are still having trouble with installing java.

i have not tried it wih Firebird yet.

i would suggest the fedora mailing list. there are some helpful answers there.

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/
 
Old 11-11-2003, 10:01 PM   #5
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Post j2re

Here is another approach you can try to install Java 2 Runtime:
1) # rpm -ivh compat-libstdc++-7.3-2.96.118.i386.rpm (You can find this rpm in the Fedora CD3)
2) Download j2re-1_4_2_01-linux-i586-rpm.bin from http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp
3) # chmod a+x j2re-1_4_2_01-linux-i586-rpm.bin
4) # ./j2re-1_4_2_01-linux-i586-rpm.bin to extract j2re-1_4_2_01-linux-i586.rpm
5) # rpm -ivh j2re-1_4_2_01-linux-i586.rpm
6) # ln -s /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_01/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc322/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so
7) Test the virtual machine at http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.jsp and you should see "that dancing creature".

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