Java and Mozilla

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Thu Jun 9 19:16:02 UTC 2005

On 6/9/05, Scot L. Harris <webid at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 14:46, Langer, Christian wrote:
> > I am having trouble with Java Runtime Environment 1.4.2  It is installed
> > ok, but whenever I get to a web page that uses Java, the browser just
> > shuts down. Any thoughts?  I am using Mozilla.
> I ran into a problem a while back with Java and the latest glib packages
> when I tried to use javaws the system would run at 100% CPU and the java
> code would not execute, it appeared to be hung in a wait loop.
> I recently installed jre 1.5 and this appears to be resolved.
> This may not be a problem with your browser but is something to keep in
> mind.
> You should also verify that you have the correct plugin library linked
> to the correct version of the jre you are using.
> The plugin directories under /usr/lib/firefox-1.0.4 and /usr/lib/mozilla
> are where the links need to be located.
> --
> Scot L. Harris
> webid at

Save yourself the hassle of reinstalling links whenever Mozilla and
Mozilla-Firefox get upgraded.  Put your links into the
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and (if required) the
/usr/lib/mozilla/components directories.  Mozilla and Mozilla-Firefox
will automatically pick up plugins located there.

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