java 6 webstart plugins for firefox?

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Mar 31 13:40:15 UTC 2008

Markus Schönhaber wrote:

> Karl Auer schrieb:
>> And indeed, when I try to launch something with webstart in Firefox, I
>> get only Java 5. Sun's site then tries to install 1.6 something-or-other
>> - is this safe to install? I don't want it modifying my actual Java 6
>> install, I just want to add webstart capability.
>> How can I get webstart working in for java 6 in Firefox?
> Webstart is not a browser plugin but an application that handles .jnlp
> files (MIME-type application/x-java-jnlp-file).

Yes and no.  To get webstart he needs sun-java6-plugins, afaik.

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