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Old 11-16-2004, 05:51 PM   #1
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Firefox Java Plugin Symbolic Link


Hi
I've been using Firefox, and also just downloaded the latest Java (Jre1.5.0). I tried to establish the symbolic link while in /usr/firefox-installer/plugins folder and got these results:

[root@localhost plugins]# ln -s /usr/java/jre1.5.0/plugin/i386/ns7-gcc29/libjavaplugin_oji.so .
[root@localhost plugins]# ll
total 4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 61 Nov 16 17:23 libjavaplugin_oji.so -> /usr/java/jre1.5.0/plugin/i386/ns7-gcc29/libjavaplugin_oji.so

I've had to remove the link. Somehow Firefox crashes when the link is established. I tried searching the web to find answers but came up short.

Any ideas how to get this working.

Tj
 
Old 11-16-2004, 08:41 PM   #2
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when i create the link, i do it as user, not root...dunno if that makes a difference or not.
 
Old 11-16-2004, 08:57 PM   #3
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Hello TSynergy,

I looking at your posting again, and was thinking that you maybe use the wrong folder to install the plugin.

Normally if you install Firefox you will install it from the folder Firefox-Installer, after you run install Firefox will great a folder called something like firefox-1.0 (depending on your version)

For example on my computer Firefox is installed in /usr/lib/firefox-1.0

With kind regards,

Richard
 
Old 11-16-2004, 09:00 PM   #4
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Somehow Firefox crashes when the link is established.
What's the error you're getting from the terminal?
 
Old 11-16-2004, 11:01 PM   #5
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I head the same problem.

Instead of linking to /usr/java/jre1.5.0/plugin/i386/ns7-gcc29/libjavaplugin_oji.so link to /usr/java/jre1.5.0/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
 
  


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