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Re: [opensuse] Java applets in browser are not working !
  • From: John D Lamb <J.D.Lamb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 08:38:26 +0000
  • Message-id: <1170491907.1927.18.camel@xxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 19:36 +0100, Samir van de Sand wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I've a 32 bit Suse 10.2 system running. Unfortunately, Java applets aren't
> working in my browser (this concerns both Konqueror & Firefox). I've the
> following packages installed:
> * java-1_5_0-sun
> * java-1_5_0-sun-plugin
> That should be enough, right ?

I had a similar problem with 10.1. Java applets used to be fine, but
stopped working, probably after an update, for Java 1.5 applets.

I fixed this (for firefox -- I haven't checked konqueror) by making sure
there was a in /usr/lib/firefox/plugins.
Specifically, since there was not already a pluging, I opened a console
# su
(root password)
# cd /usr/lib/firefox/plugins
# ln
-s /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0_10/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/

That fixes the problem. I had also tried update-alternatives, but this
had not fixed the firefox problem.


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