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Re: [opensuse] Java plugin not working in 64-bit Firefox?
  • From: Michal Vyskocil <mvyskocil@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:42:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <200906181442.12678.mvyskocil@xxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 17 of June 2009 23:35:16 Bob S wrote:

Hello Michal, Thanks for trying to help

For your info iced tea was the only java Icould get to work on 10.3.

Yes, because there were no openjdk and Sun Java with 64bit plugin available in
times of 10.3, so the IcedTea was only one possibility.

Regardless it does not work on 11.0 and I removed it and put 1.6 back on
before I even wrote the email you replied to. As per your instructions the
following is provided, Keep in mind that Firefox and Java are all x86_64

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Easystreet:/ # rpm -qa | grep java-1
java-1_6_0-sun-plugin-1.6.0.u13-0.1
java-1_6_0-sun-1.6.0.u13-0.1
java-1_5_0-gcj-compat-1.5.0.0-65.2

Easystreet:/ # update-alternatives --config libjavaplugin.so.x86_64
No alternatives for libjavaplugin.so.x86_64.

Easystreet:/ # update-alternatives --display javaplugin
javaplugin - status is auto.
link currently points
to /usr/lib64/jvm/java-1.6.0-sun-1.6.0/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so
/usr/lib64/jvm/java-1.6.0-sun-1.6.0/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - priority
1614 Current `best' version
is /usr/lib64/jvm/java-1.6.0-sun-1.6.0/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.
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----------- Remember also that any time I try to open a java application in
Firefox it immediately kills Firefox.

Well, there are some issued with new Sun Java plugin, but I did not hear about
a Firefox crash. Do you have some details? For example a crash log? Or some
site which causes it? Please fill a new bug and I'll try to forward it to Sun.

The 11.0 contains a MozillaFirefox 3.0, which might be compatible with
libnpjp2.so, so there is no problem. Maybe the upcomming u14 will helps.

Regards
Michal Vyskocil
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