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Re: f8 firefox and jre plugin





On 13/11/2007, Arnold Sutter <noldi swissonline ch> wrote:
Hello Fran├žois,

I think it depents on which architecture you are running on.

If it is on x86_64, then things seem to be a bit complicated.

In my case, I have 2 FF kits installed:

        # rpm -q --qf '%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n' firefox
        firefox-2.0.0.9-1.fc8.x86_64
        firefox-2.0.0.9-1.fc8.i386

FYI this is my working ysstem

x86_64 on F6.
nspluginwrapper-0.9.91.4-1.x86_64

firefox-1.5.0.12-5.fc6.x86_64
firefox-1.5.0.12-5.fc6.i386
jre is Java(TM) Plug-in Blackdown-1.4.2-03 from http://www.blackdown.org/java-linux.html





Normal call of "/usr/bin/firefox" usually calls the x86_64 variant of
it. Unfortunately, there is no x86_64 variant of the SUN JRE Moz/FF
Java plugin, so the idea is to use the "nspluginwrapper" which allows
the i386 SUN JRE Java Plugin to be used by the x86_64 FF. The command
to make this work is "mozilla-plugin-config -i".

Interestingly enough, I also have 2 variants of "nspluginwrapper"
installed and I don't know if this is supposed to be "automagic" . . .
obviously not, since I can't get the SUN JRE Plugin to run under FF
2.0.0.9. - Maybe somebody else has an idea?

Best Regards,

Arnold



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