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[ale] Java applets in Galeon/Mozilla



Two questions:

Did you install the Java plugin as root?

Does the plugin show up when you load about:plugins?

In my experience the Java plugin needs to be installed as root to be
available to all users.

On Sat, 2002-03-23 at 22:27, Kevin Krumwiede wrote:
> When I first encountered a page with Java applets, Galeon asked me if I
> wanted to install the plugin.  I said yes and it opened a page on
> netscape.com with Javascript buttons that don't work.  (Javascript
> enabled is checked.)  So I tried to install a plugin by hand.  I
> downloaded JDK 1.3 (1.4 is flaky IMO) and then:
> 
> # cd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
> # ln -s
> /usr/local/java/jdk1.3.1_2/jre/plugin/i386/ns600/libjavaplugin_oji.so
> 
> And created symlinks in /usr/local/bin to all the binaries in
> /usr/local/java/jdk1.3.1_2/bin.
> 
> Now when I load a page with applets, they just show up as gray boxes
> that say "Loading Java applet..."
> 
> Any clues?
> 
> 
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