Re: iceweasel thinks it has java but websites disagree
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 18:39:14 -0700, Ross Boylan (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I've encountered 2 different websites today that told me I need a java
> plugin installed. But iceweasel shows that it has such a plugin.
> Can anyone suggest how I can diagnose or fix this? The system is
> basically lenny (including non-free and the Marillat archives).
> For example, my schools VPN uses Juniper Networks and says
> You are using the secure gateway Java Session Manager, which requires
> that your browser support:
> * Scripting of Java applets.
> * Microsoft Java 126.96.36.19902 (or above) or Sun Java 2 Runtime
> Environment 1.4.1 (or above).
> You currently have the following version of Java installed on your
> system: N/A
> To download the latest version of Sun Java, go to http://www.java.com
> My list of plugins show Java(TM) Plug-in 1.5.0_17-b-4
> The other site with the complaint was for MS Live Meeting.
> https://www112.livemeeting.com/cc/test2007/webJoin. Oddly, that works
> on one machine (the same one that got the previous error), but not
That last URL does not appear to involve any Java at all and it even
opens ok in w3m, so an error regarding a lack of Java seems especially
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