Java crashes in Mozilla Firefox

Ian Malone ibmalone at
Wed Oct 12 19:41:34 UTC 2011

On 12 October 2011 19:53, Per Anton Rønning <pa-ronn at> wrote:
> Ian Malone wrote:
>> On 12 October 2011 14:09, Per Anton Rønning <pa-ronn at> wrote:
>>> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
>>> kde-redhat. Please verify its path and try again
>> Looks like there might be a few other respositories you need to
>> disable if you find yourself wanting to install anything else via yum.
>>>> Finally if you still can't get yum working (but you really should be
>>>> able to) then you can download the java-1.6.0-openjdk and
>>>> java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin RPMS from
>>> Okey, I found it and it was installed without error messages. Now I am
>>> searching for the plugin, I am not sure where it is installed, so I am
>>> running my homespun directory search engine.
>> This should list the files installed by the package:
>> rpm -ql java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
> Now, this is weird:
> Retryin rpm install gives
> $rpm -i java-1.6.0-openjdk-
> package java-1.6.0-openjdk- is already installed

There are two packages:  java-1.6.0-openjdk and
java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin, you need to install both, it sounds like
you've only installed java-1.6.0-openjdk. (If you had Yum working it
would get java-1.6.0-openjdk when you ask it for


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