Java not working in Firefox 3.6

Carlos Alberto Alves drcaa at
Thu Jan 28 20:21:32 UTC 2010

On 01/28/2010 12:48 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> Jean Levasseur wrote:
>> Hello Jim. you might be interested into installing apt://etckeeper
>> etckeeper is a program that will put your whole /etc (system wide
>> configuration stuff)at under revision control, so after any change you
>> make in a file under this folder, you emit the command (without the
>> double-quotes) "sudo etckeeper commit 'description of the change
>> here'".  Then after, it is easy to just track the changes in
>> configurations, and to revert to a previous state if something you did
>> broke the system.  As of your own personnal folder, I'm personnally
>> using Déjà -Dup, which is an incremental backup utility with the
>> ability to get some files (configurations in this case) into a
>> previous state.  Those 2 little apps help me keep my system clean and
>> serve me as backup as well!
>> Good luck!
>> -Foxmike.
> Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out.
> Regards,  Jim
I had the same problem with Firefox 3.6.1. I solved it trhu a tip I 
found on the net. The main problem is the java plugin file that has 
changed. It used to be...
and now it is...
Go to  /usr/lib/firefox-3.6.1pre/plugins and then re-link...
  sudo ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun-
Problem solved!!!
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