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11th October 2008, 01:28 AM
I have firefox 3.0.2 installed through an update and jre-6u7-linux-i586 installed but there is no java support for my browser. It seems fedora wants to use the gnu java but there is no plugins directory in /usr/lib/firefox-3.0.2

I just want to run java applets, what do I do?

11th October 2008, 03:35 AM
Firefox will search for plugins in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins, not in /usr/lib/firefox-3.0.2 .

Check the HOWTO provided by Sun. You need create a symbol link from (Your JRE installed folder)/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins .

11th October 2008, 03:40 AM
Is this 32bit fedora or 64bit fedora?

11th October 2008, 03:40 AM
thanks. that did the trick

11th October 2008, 03:52 AM
32 bit fedora. I have found the solution above