Getting java to work?

Scott Talbot talbotscott at
Tue Dec 7 21:44:26 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 14:32 -0600, shashank bhide wrote:
> > Instructions for setting up Java (and other plugins) for Firefox and
> > Linux can be found here:
> > 
> >
> Hi,
>    I seem to have the same problem, I installed firefox and did
> exactly as told in this faq
> ( However, 
> firefox refused to open up after I had created a sym link under the
> Firefox plugin directory.

	Just a guess here, but Java 5.0 comes with 2
files.  Which you use depends on the version of libc or glibc (IIRC) my
FC3 and rawhide uses the one in the /java/jre1.5.0/plugin/i386/ns7/


>  FC3 comes with preinstalled Firefox, that too would not startup if I
> were to create a sym link for the java plugin under its (Firefox's)
> plugin directory.
> Any resolution to this problem? 
> Thanks a bunch
> Shashank

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