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Re: Java crashes in Mozilla Firefox

From: John Pilkington <J.Pilk_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 09:47:59 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

On 12/10/11 10:25, Per Anton Rønning wrote:
> Deepak Bhole wrote:
>> * Per Anton Rønning<pa-ronn@online.no> [2011-10-11 15:50]:
>>> Deepak Bhole wrote:
>>>> * John Pilkington<J.Pilk@tesco.net> [2011-10-09 10:23]:
>>>>> On 09/10/11 14:33, John Pilkington wrote:
>> ...
>> ...
>>>>>> 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
>>> Hi Deepak,
>>> Sorry it did not go well:
>>> [root@localhost java]# yum install java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
>>> 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
>>>
>>
>> You need to disable the atrpms repo. You can check what the name is in
>> /etc/yum.repos.d/* (one of those files will be for atrpms). You can then
>> set enable=0 there, or run:
>>
>> yum --disablerepo=<reponame> install java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Deepak
>
> Yes, atrpms.repo is present in directory /etc/yum.repos.d. Still, whar
> happens is:
>
> [par@localhost java]$ yum --disablerepo=/etc/yum.repos.d/atrpms.repo
> install java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
> Loaded plugins: priorities, refresh-packagekit
>
>
> Error getting repository data for /etc/yum.repos.d/atrpms.repo,
> repository not found
>
> --- it is there, but still yum does not find it.
>
> Regards
> PA

As I said earlier, it exists, but not for releases earlier than f12, so
yum won't see it. And it wouldn't have had the packages you're looking
for anyway.

Cheers,

John P

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