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Old 10-15-2007, 12:13 PM   #1
ksclps
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firefox link to java doesnt work


I just created a link in my firefox plugins directory, per the instructions to the libjavaplugin file. Unfortunately, I still get the plugin missing error. Here is my link as specified in the firefox plugins directory: libjavaplugin_oji.so -> /usr/java/jrel.6.0_03/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
Is it correct?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 10-15-2007, 12:39 PM   #2
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Is your setup 32bit or 64bit?

i.e. uname -a
 
Old 10-15-2007, 01:21 PM   #3
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about:plugins on my copy of Firefox 2.0.0.7 using a 32 bit copy of Ubuntu shows:
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-1.6.0.03/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so

I didn't do anything other than install packages such as sun-java6-plugin using the synaptic package manager. I can run Java applets. Perhaps you'd have better luck using your distro's package manager.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Java#On_Linux
 
Old 10-16-2007, 12:07 PM   #4
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Thank You

Thank you both for your replies. I created a link to the mozilla folder as well and my java now appears to run. The suggestion to use the package manager is being implemented as I type. Such a simplistic solution! Thanks again!
 
  


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