F14: how do I remove IcedTea plugin from FIreFox?

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Dec 3 10:35:40 UTC 2010

On 12/03/2010 01:27 AM, Tony Camuso wrote:
> I have an applet that will not work with IcedTea. This applet is a remote
> console applet spawned by the HP iLO web interface and is critical for my
> work.
> With F13, I was able to successfully install the Oracle jre and soft link
> the correct plugin. 
> Recently, I upgraded to F14. Of course, the Open jre with IcedTea came with 
> F14, so I "yum erase" the jre and "rpm -ivh" the Oracle jre, just as I did
> in F13, an soft linked to the correct plugin thus:
> # ln -sf /usr/java/latest/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
> ... which is what I did in F13. 
> However, I have actually removed everything from /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
> and from my /home/user/.mozilla/plugins directories, and I am still seeing
> plugins in FireFox, most annoyingly, this one. 
>     File: IcedTeaPlugin.so
>     Version: 
>     The IcedTea NPR Web Browser Plugin (using IcedTea6 1.8 (fedora-41.b18.fc13-i386)) executes Java applets.
> Appreciate any and all help ...

The package you need to remove is java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin.

We are always interested in any applets that don't work with the
IcedTea plugin, so if you can let us have some way of reproducing the
problem we'll have a look.


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