[CentOS] CentOS, Firefox, and Java Plugin

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 03:20:09 EDT 2010


On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 00:12 -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.
> >>
> > ----
> > 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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Noted...

John



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