Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Adding Java Support to Firefox

To enable Java applets in Firefox, you must first install Java (see this post). Then locate the Firefox java plugin file:

You will get something like this:

We need the first file (the one in the ns7 directory, NOT the one in ns7-gcc29).

to go to your home directory, then
ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun- .mozilla/plugins/

to link the plugin file to Firefox.

Links of Interest
Sun's Linux manual download/installation page

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