CentOS 5.5, Linux 2.6.18-238.9.1.el5 athlon 17:00:52 up 1 day, 21:25, 1 user, load average: 0.22, 0.20, 0.11 On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 15:40 -0500, Eric Kaufmann wrote: > I can't get java applets to run in Firefox. > > We are using centos 5.3, firefox 3.0.11. Java version 1.6.0_24 is > installed. > > java version "1.6.0_24" > Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_24-b07) > Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 19.1-b02, mixed mode) > > I know there has been allot written about this issue. I did look and > there is no jre plug in installed for Firefox. > > I tried to reinstall java and this did not work either. > > Any ideas? > > Eric Java: To enable java, download and install the appropriate version for your architecture here. http://java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp?locale=en&host=www.java.com . For i386: Navigate to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and create ln -s to /usr/java/jre*/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so. For x86_64: Navigate to /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins and ln -s to /usr/lib/java/jre*/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so. Works for me. HTH. B.J.