Installing Sun Java Plugin on Firefox, Ubuntu Hardy Amd64

Yeah.. It seems very simple. All you can do just installing these packages from synaptic packages manager:

$ sudo apt-get install sun-java-6-bin sun-java-6-jre sun-java-6-fonts sun-java-6-plugin

That’s it, then your browser firefox will have Sun Java Plugin. Check it within type “about:plugins” without quotes at the firefox’s address bar or on your terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), type this command:

$ java -version
java version "1.6.0_16"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_16-b01)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 14.2-b01, mixed mode)

Then, visit this URL – http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml ; it will tells you that your browser will works with Sun Java Plugin. Have a nice try, dude… 😉

sun-java-firefox

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