[xubuntu-users] Chrome does not like existing Java JVM

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 23:23:37 UTC 2012

Just disable the Oracle one under chrome://plugins (you may have to go show
On Nov 1, 2012 10:10 PM, "Kevin O'Gorman" <kogorman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've got a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04.1, and a desire to run the
> applet at http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/games/rect.html (it plays the game
> of Chomp with you).
> In firefox, it had to load a plugin.  No sweat, it uses the
> icedtea-7-plugin package from the repo.
> In chrome, it wanted to load not only a plugin, but it wanted to load the
> Oracle JVM, from Oracle; I escaped when it opened 4 tabs of advertisements
> and offered to give me McAfee malware tools.
> I don't really want two JVMs just to play this game.  I don't want to be
> pestered with ads and Windows software.
> Is there a sane way to run applets in Chrome?
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