[CentOS] Confused about Java browser plugin for Firefox

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Sat Nov 13 19:23:52 EST 2010

On Sat, 13 Nov 2010, Barry Brimer wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Confused about Java browser plugin for Firefox
>> Any advice on how to go about that without jumping through burning loops? A
>> pointer to some concise documentation or, even better, a short and working
>> step-by-step HOWTO?
> The problem may be that in Firefox 3.6.6 (or some time close to that) the
> name of the Java plugin changed.  It is no longer libjavaplugin_oji.so,
> rather it is now libnpjp2.so.  It also changed locations within the
> installed JRE as well.  If you have the current JRE installed, you should
> be able to get it working with the following command run as root:
> ln -s /usr/java/latest/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
> HTH,
> Barry

There's a thread in the Centos 5 forum:



Keith Roberts

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