Re: Iceweasel/Firefox 2.0 and Java applets
On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 16:52 +0100, Jostein Elvaker Haande wrote:
> Freddy Freeloader wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Ever since I upgraded to Iceweasel (Firefox 2.0) while a Java applet is
> > loading the entire browser freezes. Most Java applets aren't very
> > large on the sites I frequent, but the National Weather Service radar
> > loops and satellite loops are rather large, and/or their sites are slow,
> > and Iceweasel freezes completely until the entire radar map or satellite
> > map is loaded.
> Dear Freddy
> I'm myself am not a user of NWS, being located in Europe, but I've
> recently had some problems with Java myself. This problem effected all
> applications trying to use Java, from Iceweasel to Azureus. After some
> research, I found that I wasn't using Sun's JRE, instead I was using
> some crappy JRE (don't remember which though), even though I had
> installed Sun's own VM.
> To find out what VM you are using, issue the 'java -version' command,
> which should read something along these lines;
> tolecnal@luna:~$ java -version
> java version "1.5.0_09"
> Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_09-b03)
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_09-b03, mixed mode, sharing)
> If you haven't installed Sun's on VM, proceed to www.sun.com/java and
> download the latest tarball, and install that using the 'make-jpkg'
> (installable using apt-get install make-jpkg). Just follow the
> instructions given to you by make-jpkg. Before you install, make sure
> you don't have any other Java VM's installed.
> Hope this helps you.
Thanks for the reply, but I install, and use, Sun's jre. I make sure of
what java environment I'm using with update-alternatives.