[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 64-bit: Java web browser plugin for 64-bit FireFox?

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Wed Jan 27 17:00:52 UTC 2010

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Does there exist *anywhere* a Java web browser plugin for 64-bit
>> FireFox?  The SUN 1.6<mumble> JDK (jdk-6u18-linux-amd64.rpm) does NOT
>> include the Java web browser plugin library.
>> java-1.6.0-openjdk- does not have one
>> either.  Should I install the *32-bit* SUN 1.6<mumble> JDK and use the
>> 32-64 bit wrapper?  I've searched the web and read the wiki (which only
>> shows installing the 32-bit Java web browser plugin).
> AFAIK, they stopped doing the plugin sometime last year, and the *only*
> workaround I've seen is to install Sun's Java.

iced-tea use to work, but I think around 5.2 release it broke and AFAIK 
there hasn't been an iced-tea package for CentOS since.

I personally don't miss it all that much, but it would be nice to have.

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