Difference between revisions of "HOWTO: Get 64bit Sun Java Working in Firefox"

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https://jdk6.dev.java.net/plugin2/


1.

    equo remove emul-linux-x86-java

2.

    equo remove icedtea

if you use portage - use emerge -C in replace of equo remove

3.

    emerge sun-jdk

4.

    java-config --set-system-vm sun-jdk-1.6

so that java-config --list-available-vms shows:

  • ) Sun JDK 1.6.0.12_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

[1] 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.



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