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_stan_
13th October 2007, 04:21 PM
hi all,

I have downloaded and installed jre1.6.0_03 but when I run firefox the jvm plugin is not working. It is not listed in about:plugins and the test page says I need to install missing plugins

http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml

java is enabled under Preferences/Content

sorry for being a noob, i'm migrating from XP

_stan_

leigh123linux
13th October 2007, 04:56 PM
Try this



su
wget http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/AutoDL?BundleId=12790
yum -y install compat-libstdc++*
sh ./jre*.bin
ln -sf "$(rpm -ql jre|grep plugin|grep ns7/|grep \\.so$)" /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so
/usr/sbin/alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java $(rpm -ql jre | grep bin/java$) 2
/usr/sbin/alternatives --config java

_stan_
13th October 2007, 05:19 PM
thankyou.

everything worked except the symbolic link:

ln: unrecognized option `--install'
Try `ln --help' for more information.

the jvm still works though :)

_stan_