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Re: firefox java plugins



--- Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:

> 
> On Sun, 2007-10-07 at 08:09 -0700, David wrote:
> > I'm using firefox in f8t3 and trying to view web
> pages with java.
> > I was hoping the plugin would be installed by
> default or install easily, 
> > but I'm having problems. Is the new icedtea stuff
> supposed to enable 
> > java support in firefox, or do I still need to
> install something from Sun? 
> > If I have to install Sun stuff, is there a
> documented procedure for f8? 
> 
> You'll need the icedtea browser plugin - the package
> is called
> java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin. It should be installed by
> default. Check
> "about:plugins" in Firefox to confirm.
> 
> Note that it's not 100% compatible with the Sun
> plugin yet, but it's
> close. One big missing thing appears to be sound -
> see here for details:
>
http://icedtea.classpath.org/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
> 
> Here's an example java game that works: 
> http://www.lalena.com/games/Pyramid.aspx
> 
> Hope that helps,
> 

This is awesome!  I tried the sun java and it did not
work :(, because of the libc++?, but icetea does work
:) I have just finished installing it.  

[root localhost ~]# yum install
java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin
Loading "skip-broken" plugin
Loading "refresh-updatesd" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin.i586
0:1.7.0.0-0.16.b19.snapshot.fc8 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version         
Repository        Size 
=============================================================================
Installing:
 java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin  i586      
1.7.0.0-0.16.b19.snapshot.fc8  development        19 k

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      1 Package(s)         
Update       0 Package(s)         
Remove       0 Package(s)         

Total download size: 19 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/1): java-1.7.0-icedtea 100%
|=========================|  19 kB    00:00     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
/etc/selinux/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts:
Multiple same specifications for /usr/bin/sbcl.
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
/etc/selinux/targeted/contexts/files/file_contexts:
Multiple same specifications for /usr/bin/sbcl.
  Installing: java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin   
######################### [1/1] 

Installed: java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin.i586
0:1.7.0.0-0.16.b19.snapshot.fc8
Complete!
[root localhost ~]# 

Regards,

Antonio 


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