LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-02-2005, 01:16 PM   #1
Cupps
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2005
Location: San Antonio, TX
Distribution: Arch, Slackware, Gentoo
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Help installing Java w/ Firefox on Mandrake 10


I recently started using Mandrakelinux 10.1, and I am starting to grasp concepts and figure how to run this thing. I recently installed Mozilla Firefox without any trouble. I then installed Flash 7 plugins, again without any problems. I was referencing a tutorial (0h1.com/node/165 is the site) to then install Java.

After following these instructions to a point, and double-checking each step, Firefox was simply saying that Java was not installed. Puzzled, I retraced my steps again, rechecked my .bash_profile, and rechecked my symbolic link, which I corrected this time around.

After correcting the symbolic link, Firefox won't start! It says "starting Mozilla Firefox" for a minutes or two, then just closes. Is there something I'm doing wrong? Most threads on this topic, I apologize if the answer is right in front of me and I've missed it, are on Java 1.4.2 or something older. The Java I downloaded from Sun's website was jre1.5.0_02.

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

MTC
 
Old 05-02-2005, 03:09 PM   #2
marghorp
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: Slovenia
Distribution: Slackware 10.1, SLAX to the MAX :)
Posts: 1,040

Rep: Reputation: 45
Be sure to link it to the firefox folder ... NOT the mozilla folder. This two differ, if your distro came with Mozilla preinstalled. Anyway, once you have a link in the firefox plugins folder, try enabling java in firefox options (under advanced --> Enable Java). Or you can do a search for the plugins
 
Old 05-02-2005, 05:56 PM   #3
kiss_linux
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Calgary Canada
Distribution: Mandriva 10 / LE 2005
Posts: 46

Rep: Reputation: 15
this thread might answer your question
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Installing java into firefox Travis Huey Linux - Newbie 13 09-03-2006 01:51 PM
Installing Java pluging on firefox robfrias Linux - Newbie 10 01-13-2005 11:00 PM
Firefox after installing java squirellplaying Linux - Software 1 10-05-2004 03:26 PM
Installing Java 2 on Firefox 0.9 arobic Linux - Distributions 1 07-07-2004 09:12 AM
Installing Java in Firefox Warmaster Mandriva 18 06-06-2004 01:20 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration