[CentOS] JRE 8.1 for CentOS6

Thu Sep 14 19:08:09 UTC 2017
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com>

On 14 September 2017 at 14:51, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Ulf Volmer <u.volmer at u-v.de> wrote:
>> On 14.09.2017 19:54, Larry Martell wrote:
>>> Where would I do that? This is something running from a browser.
>> Is the java plugin enabled in your browser? That's not the default nowadays.
>> if you are running firefox you can check this by opening 'about:plugins'.
>> here - configured for older HP ILOs -  for example, the plugin is linked
>> into my firefox profile:
>> [ulf at bob ~]$ ll .mozilla/firefox/ln5frqem.default/plugins
>> total 0
>> lrwxrwxrwx. 1 ulf ulf 37 Apr 21  2016 libnpjp2.so ->
>> /opt/jre1.7.0_51/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so
> I am running a very old versiond of FF, 24.6.0, and the menus and
> files are different. But I do not have a java plugin. But please note
> that this used to work until today when I upgraded the firmware in the
> IMM. That changed the java version required, so I updated that. But
> the FF version and config has not changed.

So it sounds like the links needed for the plugin to work are not
configured on the system. So you have some symlinks pointing to the
openjdk with the system and some pointing the one you tried to
install. I don't know how you installed this new jdk so it may be for
many different reasons.

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Stephen J Smoogen.