[CentOS] Howto: Java Plugin for Firefox 3.0.1?

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 19:35:25 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Max Hetrick <maxhetrick at verizon.net> wrote:
> James B. Byrne wrote:
>> Can anyone here give me the magic decoder ring recipe for getting jre
>> "plugged" into Firefox 3.0.1?  The plugins directory is gone and the
>> Firefox FAQ regarding this issue cryptically mentions that plugin support
>> has been dropped. It then points one to a early adopter SUN jre1.6-10 page
>> that has innumerable dependencies which my version of CentOS-5.2 does not
>> meet.
>> Firefox 3.0.0 had a plugins directory and it did support the logical link
>> plugin:
>>  ls -s libjavaplugin_oji.so
>> /usr/java/default/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so

You may also need a symbolic link in your ~/.mozilla/plugins directory
for this to work....


>> I have no clue how to get java to work in FF3.0.1 at the moment.  Any help
>> would be appreciated.
> Can you drop it into /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ ? Flash player puts it's
> plugin in this directory on my installation, and it appears to still be
> working.
> Regards,
> Max
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