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Re: Java crashes in Mozilla Firefox

From: Deepak Bhole <dbhole_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 11 2011 - 16:28:30 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

* John Pilkington <J.Pilk@tesco.net> [2011-10-09 10:23]:
> On 09/10/11 14:33, John Pilkington wrote:
> > On 09/10/11 14:04, Per Anton Rønning wrote:
> >> Deepak Bhole wrote:
> >>> * Per Anton Rønning<pa-ronn@online.no> [2011-10-06 05:12]:
> >>>> Hi suomi,
> >>>> No, I have not. Do you have any experience with that one?
> >>>
> >>> Hi Per,
> >>>
> >>> Can you please try with the IcedTea-Web plug-in and let us know if it
> >>> works? Installation is simple. First remove libnpjp2.so out of the way
> >>> and then run as root:
> >>>
> >>> 1. yum install icedtea-web
> >>
> >> I tried this, but it crashed:
> >> [root@localhost java]# yum install icedtea-web
> >> Loaded plugins: priorities, refresh-packagekit
> >> http://dl.atrpms.net/f9-i386/atrpms/stable/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno
> >> 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> >> Trying other mirror.
> >> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
> >> atrpms. Please verify its path and try again
> >>
> >> Regards
> >> PA
> >
> > Axel's repo doesn't have rpms for versions of Fedora earlier than f12,
> > and f12 and f13 have gone eol and aren't being updated. There is stuff
> > for RHel3 and later, and src packages, but I haven't checked what.
> >
> > http://dl.atrpms.net/
> >
> > John P
>
> Anyway I don't see icedtea rpms from any of my usual repos in f14, but
> Firefox > Tools > Add-ons > Plugins shows I have the f14 version; maybe
> Get-Addons will find it for f9 ???
>

Sorry, icedtea-web is only available in F15 and up. I had my versions
mixed up.

For older ones, please do 'yum install java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin'

Cheers,
Deepak
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