[CentOS] CentOS, Firefox, and Java Plugin

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 01:06:28 EDT 2010


On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 22:37 -0500, Barry Brimer wrote:

> 
> Starting in Firefox 3.6.7 (I think) the (Sun) Java plugin changed names. 
> Here is what it should look like ...
> 
> $ ls -la /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libnpjp2.so
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 37 Jun 24 19:32 
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libnpjp2.so -> /usr/java/latest/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so
> 
> The plugin name changed .. the old one plugin is still in the jdk, but 
> will silently fail in the browser.
> 
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Funny I ahve: amd64 java "Sun" FF 64bit
 libnpjp2.so -> /usr/java/jre1.6.0_21/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so

and it does not work period.  Sun says 64bit plugin works?  All my 32
bit workstations are fine.

John



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