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

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Dec 25 02:15:50 UTC 2011

On 12/24/2011 11:20 AM, 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
Architecture 	Package Size 	Installed Size 	Files
amd64 	11,198.3 kB	36,180.0 kB 	[list of files]
i386 	10,954.4 kB	36,180.0 kB 	[list of files]

> mozilla plugin. I've googled, and just don't find it, shy of compiling
    web browser plugin to execute Java applets (dependency package)
    also a virtual package provided by icedtea-plugin
Architecture 	Package Size 	Installed Size 	Files
amd64 	195.3 kB	416.0 kB 	[list of files]
i386 	191.6 kB	408.0 kB 	[list of files]

> 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.
> Thanks, Ric

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