[ALUG] Java plugins

Yvonne Everett ye103910 at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 1 17:02:08 BST 2007


Thanks for that - I did that very same thing actually and did manage
to get Java JRE installed.  Didn't make any difference in the end
though to the application working through a non IE web browser
however.  I suspect its a 3rd party supplier query in the end.

Thanks for the input though!

Rgds

Von



On 01/10/2007, Richard Lewis <richardlewis at fastmail.co.uk> wrote:
> On Monday 01 October 2007 14:58:32 Yvonne Everett wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I've got an application that runs through a web browser.  While
> > this works fine through IE I cant get the correct plugin to get
> > it working through Firefox on Linux.  The plugin for IE is:
> >
> > jre-1_5_0-windows-i586.exe
> >
> > Through Adept (I'm running Kubuntu Edgy) I've searched for "jre"
> > and have selected "sun-java5-jre" to install but this comes back
> > with errors committing changes and doesnt complete.
> >
> > Any suggestions most welcome!!??
>
> I'm not sure about the Sun Java packages in Ubuntu, but when I need
> Java on Debian I use the java-package package's tools:
>
> 1) Download the Java binary from
> http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/ . Find the .bin file for
> Linux of the latest version of the JDK.
>
> 2) $ sudo apt-get install java-package fakeroot
>
> 3) $ fakeroot make-jpkg jdk-6u2-linux-i586.bin
>  a) agree to version
>  b) SPACE through the pages of the licence
>  c) type: yes RET to accept it
>
> 4) $ sudo dpkg -i sun-j2sdk1.6_1.6.0+update2_i386.deb
>
> You may then need to set up the plugin for Firefox manually:
>
> $ sudo
> ln -s /usr/lib/j2sdk1.6-sun/jre/plugin/i386/ns7-gcc29/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/libjavaplugin.so
>
> (or equivalent, depending on where you/Ubuntu keeps things)
>
> Cheers,
> Richard
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