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As mentioned in the subject, I'm having a hard time getting my Java plugin working for Firefox. I have installed the JRE and put the symlinks etc in the mozilla-plugins ...
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    Java Plugin Works for Mozilla Navigator, but not Firefox


    As mentioned in the subject, I'm having a hard time getting my Java plugin working for Firefox. I have installed the JRE and put the symlinks etc in the mozilla-plugins directory. It seems like I have done everything right, according the the Mozilla plugin FAQ, etc.

    Well, no java in firefox, but it works fine in Mozilla Navigator.

    I have Java enabled in the firefox tools menu.

    For some reason, flash works like a charm (it's symlink is in the same place as the java symlink) in both browsers, but Java doesn't.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Java Plugin Works for Mozilla Navigator, but not Firefox

    Quote Originally Posted by lrmall01
    As mentioned in the subject, I'm having a hard time getting my Java plugin working for Firefox. I have installed the JRE and put the symlinks etc in the mozilla-plugins directory. It seems like I have done everything right, according the the Mozilla plugin FAQ, etc.

    Well, no java in firefox, but it works fine in Mozilla Navigator.

    I have Java enabled in the firefox tools menu.

    For some reason, flash works like a charm (it's symlink is in the same place as the java symlink) in both browsers, but Java doesn't.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance.
    You need to symlink the Java Plugin under JRE to
    the plugins directory UNDER FIREFOX and NOT under mozilla plugins directory.

    Code:
    # cd /path/to/plugin/directory/of/firefox
    # ln -s /path/to/jre/plugin
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    Well, my .firefox folder did not have a plugins directory, so I just copied the entire directory from the .mozilla folder and everything works now.

    Thanks for the suggestion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lrmall01
    Well, my .firefox folder did not have a plugins directory, so I just copied the entire directory from the .mozilla folder and everything works now.

    Thanks for the suggestion.
    i was saying about installing the plugin as *root* user into the firefox's installation directory/plugins
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