Mozilla apps installed outside of the repository
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jan 26 00:17:09 UTC 2010
On 01/25/2010 02:00 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> $ locate libnpjp2.so
>> $ mkdir /home/<username>/.mozilla/plugins/
>> $ cd ~/.mozilla/plugins/
>> $ ln -s <path to libnpjp2.so>
>> $ ln -l
>> and the last command should show your link.
>> Example for the last; I have jre version 18 installed in /usr/lib/jvm.
>> So my link is:
>> $ ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/jre1.6.0_18/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so
>> :~/.mozilla/plugins$ ls -l
>> total 0
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 gg2xp gg2xp 45 2010-01-25 11:11 libnpjp2.so ->
> Just before I got this I used Gnome Commander to create a symbolic link
> between libnpjp2.so and /home(<me>/firefox/plugins and the plugin now
Don't put the link there. Instead put it in ~/.mozilla/plugins.
> I'll have to study what you wrote above. Is your method better?
Yes. If you put the link in ~/.mozilla/plugins all mozilla applications
can use the link.
> It seemed that firefox was a little slower to open now, or maybe
> that's just me.
Could be. I get Fx 3.6 opening in 7 seconds (2.4Ghz/1Gb system) and
Ubuntu's 3.5.6 opening in 5. Two seconds doesn't bother me much.
> Thanks, Jim
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