what to install to have firefox java plugin

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue Jan 27 22:16:52 UTC 2009

Mihamina Rakotomandimby wrote:
> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
>> Have you installed the icedtea6-plugin ? 
> Isn't icedtea deprecated in favour of openjdk?
> I already have openjdk installed, is it absolutely needed to also have 
> icedtea?

No, IcedTea is not deprecated.  It's just a naming issue; openjdk in
Intrepid /is/ a build of IcedTea.  See
http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/openjdk-6-jre .  Unfortunately, this
convention didn't extend to the plug-in, which is called icedtea6-plugin .

Matt Flaschen

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