Java/Firefox craziness -- got it to work in IE

William Case billlinux at rogers.com
Tue Aug 31 13:53:34 UTC 2010


On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 14:43 -0700, suvayu ali wrote:
> On 30 August 2010 14:10, William Case <billlinux at rogers.com> wrote:
> > Hi;
> >
> > Just some clarification and double checking.
> >
> > I want to use a Canadian government site with Firefox on Fedora 13.  I
> > get the warning message that I need Sun JVM 1.6.0_3 or greater.  There
> > is nothing in the repositories that I can see resembling Sun JVM.
> > Apparently I can download and install from Sun, but I get messages that
> > no new updates are being made available.
> >
> 
> I ran into the same problem a month ago with the Canadian government
> sites. I plan to file an bugzilla for this against openjdk when I have
> the time.
> 
I will support your bugzilla.

> You have 2 options,
> 
> 1. Install Sun Java from Sun's website. (untested)
> 2. Use Windows to complete the transaction. A virtual machine would be
> just perfect for this. :)
> 
> > (Irony => the site isn't working in WindowsXP  Explorer either)
> >
> 
> Contrary to your experience I actually submitted my application on
> Windows XP with firefox.
> 
Went back to WindowsXP and got it working.  Some firewall program
wouldn't let me download Sun Java.  Hardly spend any time in Windows any
more so I had to shift my thinking.  Once I got passed the Firewall JVM
was loaded in WindowsXP and I was OK.


> > --
> > Regards Bill
> > Fedora 13, Gnome 2.30.2
> > Evo.2.20.2, Emacs 23.2.1
> 
> -- 
> Suvayu
> 
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.

-- 
Regards Bill
Fedora 13, Gnome 2.30.2
Evo.2.20.2, Emacs 23.2.1



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