[CentOS] Java RE

Sun Apr 18 14:44:30 UTC 2010
Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net>

Mathieu Baudier wrote:
>> Package Manager reports (with a green checkmark) that I have java-1.6.0
>> installed on my machine (running Cent 5.3), but it seems to not be
>> running. I used http://java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml and got
>> "Something is wrong. Java is not working."
> This page tell you that the Java browser plugin is not working (it is
> used to run small Java applets *in* the browser it self).

OK. However, in my browser (Firefox 3) 'Java' is enabled.

> Do you need this brower plugin?

hmmm ... I don't see it in the Firefox's list of installed plugins.

** But, that would change just 1 thing: allow Firefox to run java 
applets - correct? Or, would it also allow other java-coded apps to run? 
(Or, do I have the wrong notion of Java?)

> Are you running i386 or x86_64 ?

i386 (32 bit).

> You said that you are running 5.3, any reason why not updating to 5.4?
> (if it is a desktop)

Just haven't considered it yet. I'll check out what changed, and if it 
would be better for me.

> What is the output of:
> yum list java-1.6.0-openjdk*

[mykolas at sr1220 ~]$ yum list java-1.6.0-openjdk*
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
542 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Installed Packages
java-1.6.0-openjdk.i386          1:    installed
Available Packages
java-1.6.0-openjdk.i386          1:     updates
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo.i386     1:     updates
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel.i386    1:     updates
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc.i386  1:     updates
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src.i386      1:     updates

Niki a écrit :
> I have a detailed explanation on my website. It's in french, but the 
> Linux bits are international :o)

Thank you - I'll 'try' to interpret.   :)