Problem with Java plugin and FC4

Paul Howarth paul at
Tue Jul 19 09:58:14 UTC 2005

stan mcintosh wrote:
> This past weekend, I spent an inordinate amount of time reinstalling and 
> reconfiguring FC4 after I lost internet and e-mail only to find out that 
> the problem was that my router had a siezure.  Next time, I'll check the 
> simple stuff first.  The first time I installed FC4, I followed the FC4 
> installation notes on Stanton Finley's page, and all went well.  This 
> time, I am having trouble with the browser Java plugin.  I'm betting 
> that I messed something up in the symbolic link line:
> ln -s /opt/jre1.5.0_04/plugin/i386/ns7/ 
> /usr/lib/*****/plugins/
> Where I have used 'mozilla,' 'firefox,' and 'firefox-1.0.4' in place of 
> the '*****.'
> Anyone know what I need to check next?

A better (i.e. RPM-based) method of installing Java (including plugin 
details) can be found at:


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