Re: Configuring java plugin for iceweasel on amd64
Eduardo -- thanks, your fix worked! I now have Java working correctly on iceweasel.
Ron -- I'm having a problem which is unrelated to the one I posted on. For some reason I can't get aptitude to locate and install packages which are clearly visible in the repository. This happened earlier with my evince upgrade, which I ultimately achieved via gdebi. This time I went to synaptic and it was able to locate and install the sun-java6-plugin package. In both cases aptitude was not able to locate the package. Eventually I'll have to figure out what the problem is, but so far I've just worked around it.
Thanks for all the help, everyone!
On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Peter Tenenbaum <email@example.com>
I've been trying to get Java to work correctly on iceweasel (I'm using squeeze and amd64). I managed to get the sun-java6-plugin downloaded and installed. Currently, I see /usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/libjavaplugin.so, which is a link to /etc/alternatives/iceweasel-javaplugin.so . my ~/.mozilla/plugins directory does not contain any Java-related libraries or links. When I check Iceweasel's add-ons GUI, I see Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20, and when I do about:plugins I see Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20. In my preferences, Java is enabled. However: when I navigate to the Java test webpage (http://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp) and push the big red "verify java version" button, it errors out after about 2 minutes.
Is there some other configuration work which needs to be done to make Iceweasel fully Java-functional?
Thanks in advance,