Java plugin Firefox-2?

Hong, ManBok deathymn at gmail.com
Thu May 8 13:59:25 BST 2008


Wulfy wrote:
> I replaced Firefox-3 with Firefox-2.  I got everything working (or so I 
> thought) but now I find that the java-plugin isn't there...  at least 
> FF2 can't find it.  I know it's installed because I checked in 
> aptitude.  I even removed and re-installed it because I thought perhaps 
> the package had been screwed by removing FF3...
>
> Anyone know how to enable Java in FF2 on Hardy?
>
>   
I've got that problem when I used FF2 in Gutsy. At that time, I solved 
as follows:
first, check the the java runtime environment installed in your system.
If you can find the folder such as /usr/java/jre.1.5.0_10, it has been 
installed.
Next, go to the folder in which firefox is installed (e.g., 
/usr/bin/firefox) and
make the following link file,
"sudo ln -s /usr/java/jre1.5.0_10/plugin/i386/ns7 ./libjavaplugin_oji.so"

I hope this may help you~  :-)

ManBok Hong




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