java 6 webstart plugins for firefox?

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Mon Mar 31 14:14:05 UTC 2008

Karl Auer wrote:

> Thanks for that. I have found a javaws executable in the installed Java
> 6 directories. Now what?
> In Firefox I can (via Edit -> Preferences -> Content -> File types ->
> Manage) get to a dialog that looks sort of like what I need, except that
> the Remove button is greyed out. Also, there is no entry for jnlp at all

And firefox doesn't ask you what to do when you click on a link with an
jnlp file?

> - but I know that Webstart for java 5 is working. And there are no
> entries for dozens of file types that  know my Firefox install can
> handle.

Hm, at least the entries for file types handled by plugins should be there.

> A bit stumped.

/me too.
As a last resort you could try with a fresh firefox profile.


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