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Old 05-10-2003, 10:47 PM   #1
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java with mozilla


I'm having some problems with java in mozilla. I downloaded the j2re-1.4.1 libraries, installed them and then made a simlink to mozilla plugins

ln -s /usr/src/j2re-1.4.1/plugins/i386/mozilla/javaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla-1.3/plugins/javaplugin_oji.so

chgrp -R 100 javaplugin_oji.so (in the mozilla plugin dir)

About: Plugins shows the java library, but if I go to use something that required java, I get that little puzzle piece.
 
Old 05-11-2003, 12:30 AM   #2
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http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozi...tml#compatible

Did you read the section under Linux? See if that has anything to do with it.
 
Old 05-11-2003, 02:00 AM   #3
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that's a weird directory to have java in

mine is in /usr/java/j2re-1.4.1_01/....
 
Old 05-11-2003, 02:34 AM   #4
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How did you untar the bin file?
 
Old 05-11-2003, 03:13 AM   #5
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huh? You don't untar bin files, you run them:
chmod +x filename.bin
./filename.bin

Cool
 
Old 05-11-2003, 04:09 AM   #6
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I would strongly recommend this site:

http://mozilla.weebeastie.net/java.shtml

I used this site to install java and it's plugins for mozilla, it's a very good tutorial, and if you follow it step by step, you'll have java and all it's components working in no time with mozilla. I have used it on redhat 8 and 9. And I did just as he said, and DID NOT use the rpms from sun, but instead I downloaded the "linux self-extracting binary". And everything works like a charm now... I know for sure that java applets and java-vm work like a charm, because I have used them personally.

Hope this helps,

Zak
 
Old 05-11-2003, 10:05 PM   #7
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hmm, very very odd.

I deleted the symlink in my mozilla plugins dir, did a chmod described in the website provided to the above. Created a New symlink from my source dir to the mozilla plugin dir, did a chmod 777 javaplugin_oji.so and it works now.
 
  


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