Firefox and Java?

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Wed Jan 21 13:28:00 PST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:11:58AM -0800, Kurt Buff wrote:
> Can't seem to get this working - trying to use a java client for our
> SSL VPN appliance, and am getting told by the browser that Java isn't
> enabled.
> I see "/usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/", so
> according to the googling I've been doing that's correct. Any thoughts
> on how to proceed?

The default firefox3 doesn't use the standard browser plugin
location. You have to:

    # cd /usr/local/lib/firefox3/plugins
    # ln -s /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/ .

Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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