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"Todd A. Jacobs" 11-11-2009 09:58 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:

sun-java6-bin install
sun-java6-jre install
sun-java6-plugin install

The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:

$ update-alternatives --display java
java - manual mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
/usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
/usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
/usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.

and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?

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Alex Samad 11-11-2009 10:59 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:58:44PM -0800, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
> testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:
>
> sun-java6-bin install
> sun-java6-jre install
> sun-java6-plugin install
>
> The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:
>
> $ update-alternatives --display java
> java - manual mode
> link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
> /usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
> /usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
> /usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
> Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.
>
> and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
> about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
> work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?


update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
iceweasel-javaplugin.so - manual mode
link currently points to
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/amd64/gcjwebplugin.so
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - priority 63
Current `best' version is
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.



ls-l /usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 41 2008-07-29 20:49 libjavaplugin.so ->
/etc/alternatives/iceweasel-javaplugin.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 35 2009-08-28 07:33 mozplugger.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mozplugger.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-dvx.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-dvx.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 44 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-dvx.xpt ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-dvx.xpt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 42 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-qt.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-qt.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-qt.xpt ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-qt.xpt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 42 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-rm.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-rm.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-rm.xpt ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-rm.xpt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 39 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-wmp.so ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-wmp.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 44 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in-wmp.xpt ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in-wmp.xpt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 40 2008-07-13 08:54 mplayerplug-in.xpt ->
../../mozilla/plugins/mplayerplug-in.xpt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 42 2008-11-19 07:50 npfreewrl.so ->
../../mozilla-firefox/plugins/npfreewrl.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 38 2008-11-19 07:50 vrml.jar ->
../../mozilla-firefox/plugins/vrml.jar
>

it works for me

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jagginess 11-11-2009 11:55 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
Alex Samad wrote:

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:58:44PM -0800, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:


I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:

sun-java6-bin install
sun-java6-jre install
sun-java6-plugin install

The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:

$ update-alternatives --display java
java - manual mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
/usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
/usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
/usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.

and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?




update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
iceweasel-javaplugin.so - manual mode
link currently points to
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/amd64/gcjwebplugin.so
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - priority 63
Current `best' version is
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.


alex, your current one isn't pointing to sun's.. note the "gcj" in the
plugin name means it isn't from sun..
todd, try to confirm if you have similarly what alex has, but of course
make sure your link is about the javaplugin..


as a quick test, you can use in the url box-> "about:plugins"






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Alex Samad 11-12-2009 12:57 AM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 07:55:34PM -0500, jagginess wrote:
> Alex Samad wrote:
> >On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:58:44PM -0800, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> >>I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
> >>testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:
> >>
> >> sun-java6-bin install
> >> sun-java6-jre install

[snip]

> >>and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
> >>about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
> >>work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?
> >
> >
> >update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
> >iceweasel-javaplugin.so - manual mode
> > link currently points to
> > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/amd64/gcjwebplugin.so
> > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - priority 63
> > Current `best' version is
> > /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.
> >
> alex, your current one isn't pointing to sun's.. note the "gcj" in
> the plugin name means it isn't from sun..

yes true, must have done a gcj update recently always seems to point
back to there

> todd, try to confirm if you have similarly what alex has, but of
> course make sure your link is about the javaplugin..
>
> as a quick test, you can use in the url box-> "about:plugins"
>
>
>
>
>
>

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jagginess 11-12-2009 01:56 AM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
jagginess wrote:

Alex Samad wrote:

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 02:58:44PM -0800, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:


I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:

sun-java6-bin install
sun-java6-jre install
sun-java6-plugin install

The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:

$ update-alternatives --display java
java - manual mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
/usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
/usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
/usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
slave java.1.gz:
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz

/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.

and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6
plugin in

about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?




update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
iceweasel-javaplugin.so - manual mode
link currently points to
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/amd64/gcjwebplugin.so
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - priority 63
Current `best' version is
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.


alex, your current one isn't pointing to sun's.. note the "gcj" in the
plugin name means it isn't from sun..
todd, try to confirm if you have similarly what alex has, but of
course make sure your link is about the javaplugin..


as a quick test, you can use in the url box-> "about:plugins"


^ yikes -- i dont know how that passed me.. it says 'current best
version'.. so it must be pointing to sun's..




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"tv.debian@googlemail.com" 11-12-2009 07:08 AM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
> testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:
>
> sun-java6-bin install
> sun-java6-jre install
> sun-java6-plugin install
>
> The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:
>
> $ update-alternatives --display java
> java - manual mode
> link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
> /usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
> /usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
> /usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
> /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
> Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.
>
> and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
> about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
> work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?
>

Hi,

Squeeze amd64 up to date :

update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
iceweasel-javaplugin.so - automatic mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - prioritÚ 63
Current `best' version is
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.

and about:plugins reports the right plugin.

It's :
apt-cache policy sun-java6-plugin
sun-java6-plugin:
InstallÚ : 6-16-1
Candidat : 6-16-1

I use Sid's iceweasel :

apt-cache policy iceweasel
iceweasel:
InstallÚ : 3.5.4-1
Candidat : 3.5.4-1


But everything is not shinny, when I try the Sun java testing applet I
end up with a very badly corrupted screen, killing Iceweasel isn't
enough to recover, I have to log out my session (it doesn't crash kde4).
I just found out about it following your post, didn't look into it yet...

As stated in update-alternatives output it's in "automatic" mode, I
don't remember doing anything special to get it to work.

Have fun.


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mess-mate 11-12-2009 12:47 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
tv.debian@googlemail.com wrote:


Todd A. Jacobs wrote:


I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:

sun-java6-bin install
sun-java6-jre install
sun-java6-plugin install

The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:

$ update-alternatives --display java
java - manual mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
/usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
/usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
/usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
/usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.

and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?




Hi,

Squeeze amd64 up to date :

update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
iceweasel-javaplugin.so - automatic mode
link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - prioritÚ 63
Current `best' version is
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.

and about:plugins reports the right plugin.

It's :
apt-cache policy sun-java6-plugin
sun-java6-plugin:
InstallÚ : 6-16-1
Candidat : 6-16-1

I use Sid's iceweasel :

apt-cache policy iceweasel
iceweasel:
InstallÚ : 3.5.4-1
Candidat : 3.5.4-1


But everything is not shinny, when I try the Sun java testing applet I
end up with a very badly corrupted screen, killing Iceweasel isn't
enough to recover, I have to log out my session (it doesn't crash kde4).
I just found out about it following your post, didn't look into it yet...

As stated in update-alternatives output it's in "automatic" mode, I
don't remember doing anything special to get it to work.

Have fun.




Hi, i've a similar problem.
Where did you find that 'iceweasel-javaplugin.so' ??
iceweasel:
Installed: 3.0.14-1
sun-java6-plugin:
Installed: 6-16-1
There is no alternatives for iceweasel-javaplugin.so.
best regards




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"tv.debian@googlemail.com" 11-12-2009 03:14 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
mess-mate a Úcrit :
> tv.debian@googlemail.com wrote:
>
>> Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
>>
>>> I can't seem to get the Java6 plugin working on my 64-bit
>>> testing/unstable system. I have the following installed:
>>>
>>> sun-java6-bin install
>>> sun-java6-jre install
>>> sun-java6-plugin install
>>>
>>> The Sun JVM seems to be the system default:
>>>
>>> $ update-alternatives --display java
>>> java - manual mode
>>> link currently points to /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java
>>> /usr/bin/gij-4.2 - priority 42
>>> /usr/bin/gij-4.3 - priority 43
>>> /usr/bin/gij-4.4 - priority 1044
>>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java - priority 1061
>>> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
>>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java - priority 63
>>> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/man/man1/java.1.gz
>>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/jre/bin/java - priority 1043
>>> slave java.1.gz: /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/man/man1/java.1.gz
>>> Current `best' version is /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/bin/java.
>>>
>>> and yet Iceweasel steadfastly refuses to acknowledge the java6 plugin in
>>> about:plugins. Has anyone actually gotten the 64-bit java6 plugin to
>>> work, and if so, what is the missing incantation?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Squeeze amd64 up to date :
>>
>> update-alternatives --display iceweasel-javaplugin.so
>> iceweasel-javaplugin.so - automatic mode
>> link currently points to
>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so
>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so - prioritÚ 63
>> Current `best' version is
>> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so.
>>
>> and about:plugins reports the right plugin.
>>
>> It's :
>> apt-cache policy sun-java6-plugin
>> sun-java6-plugin:
>> InstallÚ : 6-16-1
>> Candidat : 6-16-1
>>
>> I use Sid's iceweasel :
>>
>> apt-cache policy iceweasel
>> iceweasel:
>> InstallÚ : 3.5.4-1
>> Candidat : 3.5.4-1
>>
>>
>> But everything is not shinny, when I try the Sun java testing applet I
>> end up with a very badly corrupted screen, killing Iceweasel isn't
>> enough to recover, I have to log out my session (it doesn't crash kde4).
>> I just found out about it following your post, didn't look into it yet...
>>
>> As stated in update-alternatives output it's in "automatic" mode, I
>> don't remember doing anything special to get it to work.
>>
>> Have fun.
>>
>>
>>
> Hi, i've a similar problem.
> Where did you find that 'iceweasel-javaplugin.so' ??
> iceweasel:
> Installed: 3.0.14-1
> sun-java6-plugin:
> Installed: 6-16-1
> There is no alternatives for iceweasel-javaplugin.so.
> best regards
>
Well, there is here, as well as iceape-javaplugin.so,
xulrunner-javaplugin.so and even a xulrunner-1.9-javaplugin.so .

I used to have the Icedtea plugin installed, so maybe the alternative
was created back then. I am 100% sure that I did not create this myself
;-) ...



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J÷rg-Volker Peetz 11-13-2009 09:09 AM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
Did you try
update-alternatives --display mozilla-javaplugin.so
?
Otherwise, see what is available in /etc/alternatives:
ls -lF /etc/alternatives/*plugin*
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mess-mate 11-13-2009 05:45 PM

sun-java6-plugin on amd64
 
J÷rg-Volker Peetz wrote:


Did you try
update-alternatives --display mozilla-javaplugin.so
?
Otherwise, see what is available in /etc/alternatives:
ls -lF /etc/alternatives/*plugin*


Yes... it's there, but do not help.
I installed firefox-3.6beta and all works. So is the problem with
iceweasel ?

best regards




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