epiphany & java

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 8 15:59:53 UTC 2013

akshay puradkar wrote:
> you need icedtea!
> $ sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin

Thanks. The system tells me that icedtea-plugin is "a dependency
package, it can be safely removed after upgrade". I do have
icedtea-6-plugin installed, which I guess firefox also uses?

Thanks and regards, Dave

> Regards,
> ~Akshay
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 8:37 PM, Dave Howorth <dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk>wrote:
>> I just installed the epiphany browser and am getting a message from a
>> page saying "You do not have Java applets enabled in your web browser,
>> or your browser is blocking this applet". I'm a complete noob when it
>> comes to epiphany; I don't know anything about it.
>> As far as I know, I do have java installed (the applet on that page
>> works in firefox, for example). The epiphany help says there should be
>> an Enable Java option in Preferences, but there is actually an Enable
>> Plugins one. And it is checked. There's nothing else in the help about
>> plugins so I have no idea whether there's something else I need to do.
>> Help!
>> Pretty please, Dave
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