[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 64-bit: Java web browser plugin for 64-bit FireFox?

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Thu Jan 28 16:46:13 UTC 2010


At Wed, 27 Jan 2010 11:44:52 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> > Does there exist *anywhere* a Java web browser plugin for 64-bit
> > FireFox?  The SUN 1.6<mumble> JDK (jdk-6u18-linux-amd64.rpm) does NOT
> > include the Java web browser plugin library.
> > java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.2.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm does not have one
> > either.  Should I install the *32-bit* SUN 1.6<mumble> JDK and use the
> > 32-64 bit wrapper?  I've searched the web and read the wiki (which only
> > shows installing the 32-bit Java web browser plugin).
> 
> AFAIK, they stopped doing the plugin sometime last year, and the *only*
> workaround I've seen is to install Sun's Java.

But Sun's Java does NOT include the plugin in the *64-bit* JDK.  There
is only the *32-bit* plugin in the *32-bit* JDK. So installing Sun's
Java is not an answer.

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