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Old 04-03-2003, 01:19 PM   #1
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Unhappy HELP with java in mozilla.


Hello everyone...

I run mozilla 1.0.1 on a RH8.0 box, and It came with java plug in 1.3.9. Now, I've downloaded java j2re1.4.1_02 plugin, and I installed it, made all the virutal links in my ~/.mozilla/plugins directory to the java*.so file. Nonetheless, the plugin is not installed. Everytime I look into the Pluggins menu in Mozilla it still shows the old plugin.

How can I unistall the plugin? I tried erasing the ~/.mozilla/plugins directory and creating it again with the new plugin but that didnt work

Please, help????

A related question is: I downloaded the j2re file from sun.microsistems.... should I've downloaded the j2sdk package instead? Would this help?

thank you very much...
 
Old 04-03-2003, 03:19 PM   #2
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j2re should be ok. I think the problem you
are facing is that the _old_ jre is installed
in the global plugin directory.

Do a locate /plugins, and search for the
old plugin in the output. Then, as root,
put a symlink to the new jre into the same
directory the old one is in.

Cheers,
TInk
 
Old 04-03-2003, 06:46 PM   #3
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I concur. My experience has indicated that the proper method is to install the plugin symlinks into the global mozilla directory, rather than the .mozilla directory. In my case, this is /usr/local/mozilla/plugins.

Best of luck. I've had quite some grief getting java/moz working cleanly in the past.
 
Old 04-03-2003, 07:49 PM   #4
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I have upgraded mozilla just a week ago,
and didn't bother to install any plugins :}

What I did just now is
Code:
ln -s /usr/java/jre/plugin/i386/ns610/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/local/mozilla/plugins
Went to BrowserCheck, and voila, all happy ;)

Cheers,
Tink

Close Mozilla, start it again, all good :}
 
Old 04-04-2003, 01:45 AM   #5
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what gcc version?
 
Old 04-10-2003, 04:29 PM   #6
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Tanx Tinkster:

I did the symlink to the /usr/local/mozilla/plugins

and everything worked just fine...

Now I know....

thanks

Camp!
 
  


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