Open JDK 7 doesn't have 64 bit package or a mozilla plugin?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Dec 24 20:13:39 UTC 2011


On Sat, 2011-12-24 at 14:20 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> Just freshly installed Xubuntu 11.10 which I'm quite pleased with. 
> Instead of jumping through the oracle hoops, to install Oracle 7 JDK, 
> I'm trying to make do with the OpenJDK 7. But, it's i386 and lacks a 
> mozilla plugin. I've googled, and just don't find it, shy of compiling 
> Open Jdk. At that point, I'd be just as well off installing Oracle's 
> version. Is anyone familiar with this case??
> 
> I did get Open Wonderland to compile and run the server, though. I was 
> pleasantly surprised at that. But, when I try running the java client in 
> Firefox, it starts opening a bunch of tabs, like a drunken sailor. The 
> OpenJDK mozilla plugin links to OpenJDK 6, which also is installed, 
> which seems like a waste just to get a mozilla plugin.
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apt-cache search icedtea

Craig


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