Java applets asking for plugin in firefox

Gautham Ganapathy gauthamglist at
Sat Apr 22 20:07:07 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 17:46 -0500, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 10:15:30 +0530
> Gautham Ganapathy <gauthamglist at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have jdk 1.5 built and installed on my system running 6.0-rel.
> > However, when I open a page containing an applet in firefox, i get a
> > message saying 'Additional plugins are required to display all the
> > media on this page'. o found a similar reports on the net, but no
> > solutions. anyone know how to get applets working in bsd?
> Simplest solution: use Konqueror.  Rather than requiring the Java
> plugin, all you have to do is tell Konquerer where your local install
> of Java resides, and it will use this when needed.
> Such a simple approach.  I don't know why all browsers don't work this
> way.

Perhaps. Kind of gotten used to the gtk and gnome look though !


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