Java not working in Firefox 3.6
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Tue Jan 26 17:34:46 UTC 2010
On 01/26/2010 11:04 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
Note: I changed the subject from "Mozilla apps installed outside of the
> 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 works.
> 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.
The above discussion was about my i386 test machine, I can't get it to
work on my new amd64 machine, ie. about:plugins shows no Java plugin
loaded. I tried it using both ~/mozilla/plugins and ~/firefox/plugins.
:~/firefox/plugins$ ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 jim jim 58 2010-01-25 22:43 libnpjp2.so ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 jim jim 15716 2010-01-15 16:41 libnullplugin.so
This seems to indicate that the link was established.
Just to further my education what does total 16 represent?
I am unsure what I did wrong.
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