JDK for linux-firefox

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Tue Jul 24 01:51:17 UTC 2007

On Mon, 23 Jul 2007 22:52:58 +0200
Nikola Lecic <nlecic at EUnet.yu> wrote:

> > However, I gave up on getting Java working in Linux-Firefox. The
> > plugins _do_ show in about:plugins, but the Java test page shows
> > 'applet testvm not inited' (on the sun-jdk14 only, otherwise nothing).
> > The Java console works, and 's' for system settings shows
> > '/usr/local/bin/opera' as the 'browser distribution path'. Hmm. This
> > is in linux-firefox. My eye is on the opera-linuxplugins port as a
> > possible culprit.  
> Try linux-opera with linux-blackdown-jdk-1.4; it just works (no
> additional ports needed -- just as Norberto has already said for
> linux-firefox).

For native firefox, i have diablo-jdk-1.5 working flawlessly.
Both it (native + diablo.1.5) and linuxffox+linuxblackdown run the sun test applet and other java stuff with no problems.

FWIW, i haven't got any opera related components installed.

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