Getting java to work?
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Tue Dec 7 03:46:50 UTC 2004
Hardy Merrill wrote:
> Note that this is totally from memory (done last
> night), and I did NOT get confirmation in Firefox that
> the pluggin is seen by Firefox.
> cd to Firefox pluggins directory:
> and create a link to the java plugin library:
> ln -s
> /usr/java/jdk5.0/jre/<path>/<to>/libjavaplugin.oji .
> Then, I believe you *should* be able to close Firefox
> and re-open it, then do
> - Edit
> - Preferences
> - Download
> - click on Plugins, and java should be listed
> But as I said, I couldn't get java to be listed there.
> --- Shane Presley <shane.presley at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Fairly new to Fedora (and linux). Running FC3.
>>Came with Mozzila,
>>but I also instaleld Firefox. Browsers work fine.
>>I wanted to be able to run Java, and it didn't seem
>>to be installed.
>>So I downloaded Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition
>>java.com. Installed the rpm. Seemed to work fine.
>>Now under preferences, I see Java, and there is one
>>version of Java
>>Applet Runtime Settings and one version of Java
>>Settings. Both are enabled.
>>But in my browser, when I try to view any java
>>get a message
>>telling me I need a plugin (Sun Java J2SE50). I
>>have restarted my
>>browser, even the entire system once. Still doesn't
>>know I have java
>>fedora-list mailing list
>>fedora-list at redhat.com
You have to specify the file name and there is problems with jdk5.0. I
recommend using the JRE 1.4.2 VM. I did a soft link to the
libjavaplugin.oji in the ns610-gcc32 directory.
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