inclusion of firefox 3
vidd at crosslink.net
Mon Mar 3 20:31:53 UTC 2008
> On 3/3/08, *vidd* <vidd at crosslink.net <mailto:vidd at crosslink.net>> wrote:
> Vincent wrote:
> > On 3/3/08, *vidd* <vidd at crosslink.net
> <mailto:vidd at crosslink.net> <mailto:vidd at crosslink.net
> <mailto:vidd at crosslink.net>>> wrote:
> > This application is not ready to be included as the default
> > Java does not work with this version. I have attempted to
> use all 4
> > types of java, and none of them worked to bring up a
> MMOLRPG that I
> > frequent daily.
> > The new Firefox looks good, and has some nice features that
> I'm sure
> > some individuals will enjoy. The Flash plugin installs
> without issue.
> > But without the Sun-Java 5 or 6, or even the other, non-Sun java
> > programs working properly, our target audience, the linux
> > with
> > less capable machines, will be frustrated by having to
> > firefox version 3, and install firefox-2, install the java
> version of
> > their choice (minus the plugin) and manually add the plug-in
> > Or, they will give up
> > Remember that this is just RC1 of Firefox, and IIRC Hardy will
> > the stable version once it ships. Also, in-browser Java is far less
> > prevalent then it used to be, in fact, Runescape is the only
> > in-browser Java application I can think of. I'm not on Hardy
> > otherwise I'd give installing Java a try, because the problem might
> > also be specific to your machine. Did you file a bug report?
> > Just my 2 cents
> > vidd
> > (Btw, is there a Firefox 2 package for Hardy anywhere? Would be
> > for web development...)
> > --
> > Vincent
> No, I have not filed a bug report
> Could you do so?
I have found Bug #196067 Java Plug-In is not available in Firefox-3.0
and Im testing now to see if the work-a-round fixes the issue.
If not, I will file a new bug, and reply again with the bug number
> Not specific to my machine....
> I have tested on 3 different machines, all different hardware, all
> Sounds pretty machine-independent indeed, so please, file a bug report
> so this can be fixed :)
> Yes, there is a firefox 2 package in Hardy.... sudo apt-get install
> Cool, thanks :)
> And what is wrong with runescape????
> I never said something was ;-)
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