sun-java6-bin Java package should include Firefox plugin symlink
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Mon Dec 8 18:12:17 UTC 2008
Mikel Ward wrote:
> I just installed icedtea6-plugin because Firefox told me that I didn't
> have the Java plugin installed.
> That plugin didn't work properly.
> It turns out I already have the Firefox plugin
> thanks to having already installed the sun-java6-bin package from
> Creating a symlink
> from /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-188.8.131.52/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
> to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins was all I needed to do to make it work.
> It would be great if the sun-java6-bin created this symlink for me.
For the life of me, I can't figure out why the .so file is even _in_ sun-
java6-bin, but imo it shouldn't be. The Java plugin is installed from
sun-java6-plugin, which has the -bin package as a dependency. If you
install that, it sets up everything you need in the mozilla/plugins
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