Firefox and Java Plugin on F15

james tate binarynut at
Thu May 5 22:32:43 UTC 2011

On 05/05/2011 02:06 PM, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 11:29:06AM -0600, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
>> Before I go ahead and submit a BZ on this, has anyone else noticed that
>> the Java plugin is not listed in Firefox on F15? If you do
>> about:plugins, everything else you would expect to be there is. The Java
>> plugin is visibly absent.
> I added Sun Java, following the steps in the mjmwired guide (using
> alternatives to make sure it's using Sun.
> Also ran the command (again from the mjmwired guide
> /usr/sbin/alternatives --install
> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/ \
> /usr/java/default/lib/amd64/ 20000
> (I think it pretty much echoes what's on the Fedora SOLVED wiki page.)
> 64 bit, if that makes a difference.
I Installed  icedtea-web , java-1.6.0-openjdk , and then Installed  
jre-1.6.0_25-fcs and then I checked in Firefox for Plugins, and
the java-plugin was there under icedtea-web and also had the linked in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins .

That is all I had to do, no extra ln -s any where.

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