Bug#541154: sun-java6-plugin: mention that plugins don't show up when "Enable Java" not selected in iceweasel
This is definitely a user error, but since it frustrated me, I thought
you could mention it in the documentation (eg README.Debian). If in
your iceweasel Edit/Preferences, under Content, you have "Enable Java"
unchecked, the java plug-in will not show up in about:plugins even if it
is available. I had it unchecked (for some reason), which made me think
the sun-java6-plugin wasn't working. And it was unexpected that there
was another setting that would override the availability of the plug-in.
So maybe you could just suggest verifying that "Enable Java" is checked.
(If you go to Tools/Add-ons under Plugins, the Java plug-in is visible
but greyed out.)
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages sun-java6-plugin depends on:
ii iceweasel 3.0.12-1 lightweight web browser based on M
ii libasound2 1.0.20-3 shared library for ALSA applicatio
ii libx11-6 2:1.2.2-1 X11 client-side library
ii libxext6 2:1.0.4-1 X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii libxi6 2:1.2.1-2 X11 Input extension library
ii libxtst6 2:1.0.3-1 X11 Testing -- Resource extension
ii sun-java6-bin 6-15-1 Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (
ii xulrunner-1.9 126.96.36.199-1 XUL + XPCOM application runner
sun-java6-plugin recommends no packages.
sun-java6-plugin suggests no packages.
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