Re: Sun Java Plugin 6 does not work in Firefox on F7

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>Hi, Ed
>Em Ter 14 Ago 2007, Ed Landaveri escreveu:
>> Marcelo,
>> Make sure you've followed the instructions. If you
>> upgraded the packages after your first installation
>> only the soft link is missing. If so you just can
>> created. These are the instructions I follow everytime
>> I install/upgrade firefox, remember check the firefox
>> version you're running:
>> 1. Download jre-6u1-linux-i586.bin
>> 2. su-->pwd-->mv jre-6u1-linux-i586.bin to /usr/local
>> 3. chmod a+x jre-6u1-linux-i586.bin
>> 4. verify permissions: ls -l
>> 5. ./jre-6u1-linux-i586.bin
>> 6. Do you agree? Yes.-->Done
>> 7. It's installed under: /usr/local/jre1.6.0_01
>> 8. cd ../lib/firefox-
>> 9. ln -s
>> /usr/local/jre1.6.0_01/plugin/i386/ns7/
>> 10.Edit > Preferences. Under Advanced category >
>> Select Enable Java
>I've done that. And it works, for the plugin from JRE 5. But for the 
>one from JRE 6 it doesn't work, on most of my F7 boxes. When there's 
>no link, I get a message stating that the plugin is missing, but with 
>the JRE 6 plugin I get no message, just a blank space where the 
>applet should be shown.


I know exactly what your problem is, I think.  I had this problem 
with FC6.  You are missing libstdc++.  Just yum install it and 
Applets should work again.  Why the plugin works with Java 1.5 and 
not 1.6 I can't tell you.  I can tell you it took me months to find 

Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...

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