Difference between revisions of "HOWTO: Get 64bit Sun Java Working in Firefox"
Latest revision as of 08:05, 4 December 2009
equo remove emul-linux-x86-java
equo remove icedtea
if you use portage - use emerge -C in replace of equo remove
java-config --set-system-vm sun-jdk-1.6
so that java-config --list-available-vms shows:
- ) Sun JDK 22.214.171.124_beta2 [sun-jdk-1.6]
5. set the plugin
eselect java-nsplugin set 64bit sun-jdk-1.6
so that eselect java-nsplugin list shows:
Available 32-bit Java browser plugins
Available 64-bit Java browser plugins
 sun-jdk-1.6 current
Head on over to http://www.javatester.org/version.html
why this over icetea? some are reporting it works on more sites than icetea. It's worked on all sites I tested it on, sometimes I have to hit the refresh page button twice, but it works.