Re: Installing java plugin in Mozilla?
Well, the plugin interface to Mozilla is working.
Java still is not. I see java in about plugins in the
browser. Running java -version still complains that
it cannot find the jvm. I get the message: JVM not
found libjvm.s0 - libjvm.so
Doing a locate on it I see that there are two, one
under the classic directory and another under the j9vm
directory. This is in the documentation. However,
why doesn't the java command see it?
I did step 1 from below.
I forgot step 2, but when I ran update-alternatives it
told me there was only one alternative:
/usr/lib/j2re1.5-ibm/jre/bin/java nothing to
For step 3, I updated the .profile for the root
account and the .bash_profile for my user account.
I'm not sure where the default PATH is set from.
I tried your step 4 command and got an error. I used
the command documented at IBM: set default to
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and run ln -s
Since the browser sees the plugins I assume this is
So, for step 5 I guess I'll try what was suggested:
install java 1.5 from the tarball, i.e.
dpkg -r ibm-j2re1.5
I guess I could also try the SDK. The files in the
jre archive have a date of 24 January 2006. Perhaps
IBM left something out like they did with the 1.4
Not as close as I throught,
--- Wolfgang Pfeiffer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 19, 2006 at 03:16:35PM -0500, Terry
> Shannon wrote:
> > Perhaps I can set up a link to /opt? I'm new to
> linux/unix and find
> > the documentation confusing. I see that Wolfgang
> also has it
> > installed in /usr/lib so maybe I just need to set
> up $PATH correctly
> > and use the ln command Wolfgang provided.
> Build the deb package. Something along the line of:
> fakeroot make-jpkg --full-name "Your name" --email
> your@email --changes ibm-java2-sdk-50-linux-ppc.tgz
> update-alternatives --config java
> change your $PATH, please see my previous message in
> this thread
> build the links to your browser dirs. Also please
> check my precious
> message to do that ...
> I hope I didn't forget anything ... :)
> Sorry for being a bit non-verbose ... there's a
> movie on the telly
> ... :)
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