[Bug 107528] Feisty: Kubuntu Firefox and Konqueror cannot find Java

lefty.crupps eljefedelito at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 16:36:29 UTC 2007

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

I am trying to access WebEx.com and I have successfully used the website
before on Linux.

Firefox says it cannot find Java and asks me to manually install it.  It
is installed (Java 5 and Java 6 via Adept) but Firefox's about:config is
looking at /usr/java when it is really installed at /usr/bin/java
Changing its search path hasn't fixed it yet (but it might if I restart
Firefox; I cannot do this right now because of the important
tabs/sessions that I have open)  Firefox should be looking in the
correct place, however.

Konqueror also had this problem and I was able to point it from 'java'
to '/usr/bin/java' and it successfully was able to access the site.

Java is pretty important and I hope this has been looked into before the
final release of Feisty... I am excited for it, thanks a ton for the

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Unconfirmed

Feisty: Kubuntu Firefox and Konqueror cannot find Java
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