Java Support in Firefox
mdeggers at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 05:38:24 UTC 2010
On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 22:17:49 -0700, Paolo Galtieri wrote:
> On 07/23/2010 09:16 PM, Parshwa Murdia wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 9:11 AM, Nathan W<nathan at nathanewilliams.com>
>>> has anyone been able to get .jsp files/java applets to work in Fedora?
>>> i'm currently using openjdk and the openjdk browser plugin, and
>>> visiting http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml says that
>>> java is working fine, and indeed it seems to be, but the applet at
>>> http://www.gokgs.com/applet.jsp seems to be just a grey box :(
>>> google's not helping, any suggestions?
>>> thanks in advance,
>> Try to temporary disable the open jdk application install the sun java,
>> then go at:
>> Try this way, if it is also not working undo the action for open jdk.
>> Parshwa Murdia
> I have installed the Sun java jdk and linked the plugin library
> ln -s /usr/java/latest/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so
> I restarted firefox and accessed
> And it locked firefox up for about 1 minute. During this time clicking
> on a tab would do nothing, clicking on the menu bar would do nothing.
> After about a minute all my mouse clicks in firefox suddenly caught up,
> but it still would not render the applet. On the other hand
> google-chrome had no problem rendering it.
> I'm running firefox 3.5.11 on F12 with sun jdk jdk1.6.0_20.
NVidia 7600 GS 256.35 (hand-compiled)
Fedora 13 (32 bit)
Java 1.6.0_21 (appropriate links)
Firefox 3.6.7 (works)
Google Chrome 5.0.375.99 (works)
By works I mean I got to the login screen. I didn't try to actually
access the application since I didn't feel like playing Go at 10:40 PM on
a Friday night.
I think that's because Konqueror is using kjavaappletviewer.so for
I wonder if I can convince it to use a Sun-based plugin . . . .
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