Install and configure Firefox plugin for Java in Linux

1. Change the directory by running the cmd “cd /usr/java

2. Change the user as root by running the cmd “su – root

3. Chagne the permission of the downloaded JRE file as “chmod a+x jre-6u<version>-linux-i586-rpm.bin"

4. Run the file as “./jre-6u<version>-linux-i586-rpm.bin"

5. Change to the mozilla plugin directory as “cd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

6. In 32-bit platform create a symbolic link to the libjavaplugin.so file in the browser plugins directory as   “ln -s /usr/java/<Java installation directory>/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so"

7. In 64-bit platform create a symbolic link to libnpjp2.so file in the browser plugins directory as ln -s /usr/java/<Java installation directory>/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so"

8. Restart browser and type about:plugins in the browser address bar to verify the plugin installation.

References:

a. http://java.com/en/download/help/linux_install.xml

b. http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/linux-amd64.html#java-sun

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About Ishtiaque

I am IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect, Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator, Oracle Certified Programmer in Java and Web Component Developer, and TOGAF 9 certified with over 10 years of support and development experience in IBM middleware software and Java. Additionally, have a sound grip in databases and OpenStack administration. I hold the following certifications: IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) TOGAF 9 Certified Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE6 Web Component Developer Oracle Certified Professional – Java 6 Programmer ITIL v3 Foundation Certified IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Portal V8, V7, V6.1, V6 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere Application Server V7, V6.1 IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX V7 IBM Certified System Administrator – WebSphere MQ V7 IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5 IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Cloud Computing Architecture V3 IBM Certified Solution Developer – WebSphere Portal V5.1
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