Java for use in Firefox and Open Office - ...Solved, thanks.

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Dec 5 17:58:53 UTC 2008

Jim wrote:

>> 2008/12/5 Derek Broughton <news at>
>>> Bas Roufs wrote:
>>>> A growing number of websites I visit, require some 'Java plugin'.
>>>> The key word 'Java' in Synaptic showed a whole bunch of Java
>>>> related packages - none of them have been installed by default.
>>>> Could you recommend me which Java package(s) are most useful when
>>>> working with Firefox and OpenOffice?
>>> sun-java6-plugin
>>> That will get all the other dependencies you need.

> Keep in mind jre-6 won't work in X86_64, only in i386.
> The X86_64 version doesn't have a "libjavaplugin.oji .

Oh.  Thanks for that Jim - I didn't know, and don't have a 64-bit 
machine.  What are the options for 64-bit users?

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