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Old 08-03-2004, 03:37 PM   #1
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Install .xpi


i have just downloaded the java plugin in .xpi format for my mozilla browser and i don't know how to set it.

I logged in as root, i started mozilla and in the address bar i wrote the destination of the .xpi file. I confirmed the installation and exited. I saw that in the directory that mozilla is, a new folder java2 created. I logged in as user and when i opened a page that required java it showed me a prompt to download the plugin and saying that it is missing.

Does anyone know how to set it?

Old 08-03-2004, 04:48 PM   #2
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If you visit "about:plugins" do you see java in the list?

Personally I find it easier to install the relevant version for your version of gcc from:

Then just symlink the plugin into my plugins directory.
Old 08-03-2004, 05:24 PM   #3
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In the section aboutlugins i don't see the java plugin at all.

I found rpm files for the plugin but because i have downloaded the xpi file i want to install it.

Can i install the plugin in my profile directory? Root installs it in /opt/mozilla/...

Thanks anyway!


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