[CentOS] Centos 3.8 Server Questions, SeaMonkey Mozilla and Java

Fri Jan 8 22:21:37 UTC 2016
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

That was not helpful - I explained that I had to run this version.

On January 8, 2016 5:18:36 PM EST, Peter <peter at pajamian.dhs.org> wrote:
>On 09/01/16 10:08, H wrote:
>> In order to run a certain software package that runs as a java applet
>I had to install Centos 3.8 on a 32-bit server. After installation I
>upgraded the installation using yum after repointing the configuration
>file to vault.centos.org. This worked fine, however, I still have to
>resolve two problems:
>> - I'd would like to make the EPEL repository available but have not
>been able to find if old EPEL software packages are stored somewhere
>else for non-supported versions of CentOS?
>> - I am trying to get Java 1.4.1 running in SeaMonkey Mozilla 5.0, the
>latest version I have been able to find for Centos 3.8, but have not
>had success to date. My current understanding is that I need to create
>a symbolic link to a Java .so file in the Mozilla plugin directory but
>must be doing something wrong since I cannot get Java to show up as a
>plugin using about:plugins in SeaMonkey Mozilla.
>> Is anyone able to offer suggestions?
>There is a JVM available that runs just fine on all new supported
>versions of CentOS (5.11, 6.7 and 7.2) and EPEL as well.  My suggestion
>is you install and run something that is supported and not full of
>security holes.
>If you choose to run something years out of date such as CentOS 3,
>regardless of the reason, you are quite on your own, it is already
>broken and you get to keep the pieces.
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