[xubuntu-users] Xubuntu 14.04 , Chrome, Chromium and Java

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 08:13:44 UTC 2014

Chrome and Chromium have abandoned NPAPI, which java plugins still use, 
in favour of PPAPI (which currently only flash uses), see this [1] for 
more info


On 03/07/14 07:07, Martin Ravensholt wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 successfully.
> After that, I installed the Icedtea-plugin and openJdk packages, and 
> tested in both Firefox, Chrome and Chromium that Java worked.
> Now suddenly the plugin is no longer registered inside either Chrome 
> or Chromium.
> Now I could use Firefox, but I've found out that it's very unstable - 
> why I don't know - but every now and then, it just freezes up my 
> computer - so Firefox is really not an option right now. Besides, I 
> prefer using Chrome and Chromium.
> Do you have any ideas how to fix the plugin-registration issue in 
> either Chrome or Chromium?
> Best regards,
> Martin.

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