Am Unable To Configure & Enable JRE 6 Update 21

Nathan Bahn nathan.bahn at
Wed Aug 18 07:11:39 UTC 2010

Attention all--

The problem:  this web
that I use Firefox *AND* JRE 6 update #21 to properly run the multi-media
presentation. says that I don't have JRE 6 update #21 -- it always
says that I have update #18.  Sooo.....

nat at nat-desktop:~$ ls
AdbeRdr9.3.3-1_i486linux_enu.bin  firefox                Podcasts
Adobe                             firefox-3.6.8.tar.bz2  Public
AdobeReader.desktop               Firefox_wallpaper.png
Azureus Downloads                 hs_err_pid25054.log
bin                               hs_err_pid25604.log    Templates
Desktop                           java                   troubleshoot.txt
Documents                         Music                  Videos
examples.desktop                  Pictures
nat at nat-desktop:~$ cd ~/java
nat at nat-desktop:~/java$ ls
jre1.6.0_21  jre-6u21-linux-i586.bin
nat at nat-desktop:~/java$ ls -l
total 20772
drwxr-xr-x 8 nat nat     4096 2010-08-18 01:19 jre1.6.0_21
-rwxr-xr-x 1 nat nat 21235371 2010-08-18 01:07 jre-6u21-linux-i586.bin
nat at nat-desktop:~/java$ cd ~/firefox
nat at nat-desktop:~/firefox$ ls
application.ini       LICENSE
blocklist.xml           modules      mozilla-xremote-client
chrome                   platform.ini
components            plugin-container
crashreporter               libnssdbm3.chk   plugins
crashreporter.ini     README.txt
crashreporter-override.ini   removed-files
defaults                 res
dictionaries           searchplugins
extensions                  libsoftokn3.chk  Throbber-small.gif
firefox              update.locale
firefox-bin           updater
greprefs                 updater.ini
nat at nat-desktop:~/firefox$ cd ~/firefox/plugins
nat at nat-desktop:~/firefox/plugins$ ls
nat at nat-desktop:~/firefox/plugins$ ln -s
ln: creating symbolic link `./': File exists
nat at nat-desktop:~/firefox/plugins$

So why won't the f----- execute???!!!  I just want to see the slides so that
I can follow the audio better! (the audio is piss-poor in some places)

Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
See & (Nathan Bahn)
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