[CentOS] CentOS, Firefox, and Java Plugin

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Thu Sep 23 01:12:07 EDT 2010


>> 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.
>>
> ----
> 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.

I only have 32-bit, which is what my example is from.



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