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Re: Java crashes in Mozilla Firefox

From: Deepak Bhole <dbhole_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 19:40:41 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

* Per Anton Rønning <pa-ronn@online.no> [2011-10-12 14:38]:
> Ian Malone wrote:
> > On 12 October 2011 14:09, Per Anton Rønning <pa-ronn@online.no> wrote:
> >
> >> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository:
> >> kde-redhat. Please verify its path and try again
> >>
> >
> > Looks like there might be a few other respositories you need to
> > disable if you find yourself wanting to install anything else via yum.
> >
> >>> Finally if you still can't get yum working (but you really should be
> >>> able to) then you can download the java-1.6.0-openjdk and
> >>> java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin RPMS from
> >>> http://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/fedora/linux/releases/9/Everything/i386.newkey/os/Packages/
> >> Okey, I found it and it was installed without error messages. Now I am
> >> searching for the plugin, I am not sure where it is installed, so I am
> >> running my homespun directory search engine.
> >
> > This should list the files installed by the package:
> > rpm -ql java-1.6.0-openjdk-plugin
> >
> Now, this is weird:
> Retryin rpm install gives
> $rpm -i java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-0.10.b09.fc9.i386.rpm
> package java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-0.10.b09.fc9.i386 is already installed
>

Thats the main package. You need to install the -plugin subpackage.

Cheers,
Deepak
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