SOLVED: was openjdk-7-jre and Iceweasel
On Friday 30 September 2011 12:00:23 Walter Hurry wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:28:32 +0100, Lisi wrote:
> > On Thursday 29 September 2011 17:03:55 Dejan Ribič wrote:
> >> Dne 29.9.2011 17:54, piše Lisi:
> >> > I am trying, without success, to run:
> >> >
> >> > http://media.pearsoncmg.com/aw/aw_kurose_network_2/applets/dns/
> >> > The problem is the applet. The Java I have on my Lenny system is
> >> > too old. Hardly surprising. So I switched to Wheezy. Still not OK.
> >> > I checked: I only had openjdk-6-jre. So I installed openjdk-7-jre
> >> > and its dependencies. Still no joy. I imagine that iceweasel is not
> >> > using it at all, or not in the way that jre 7 needs. What can I do
> >> > to run this applet? This is a course in OSS, so it shouldn't require
> >> > anything proprietary.
> >> I am not sure this works with openjdk-7 but try to install
> >> icedtea-plugin.
> > Thank you to all three of you. I finally manged to install
> > icedtea-plugin from Sid, but now things are even worse! Before, I got a
> > box with a message that I needed to install java. Now I just have a
> > box-shaped light grey area with nothing else visible. :-(
> > Any clues? I am beginning to think that I may have to install another
> > distro just for this. :-(
> > But I'll try Squeeze first.
> > Sorry - I have not got you any further forward, Gilbert.
> > Thanks again,
> > Lisi
> I have a stock Squeeze installation, and the page you referenced works
> for me. Here is my setup:
> $ java -version
> java version "1.6.0_18"
> OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.8.9) (6b18-1.8.9-0.1~squeeze1)
> OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 14.0-b16, mixed mode)
> $ dpkg -l | grep icedtea
> ii icedtea6-plugin 6b18-1.8.9-0.1~squeeze1
> web browser plugin based on OpenJDK and IcedTea to execute Java applets
> $ firefox --version
> Mozilla Iceweasel 3.5.16, Copyright (c) 1998 - 2010 mozilla.org
> Hope this helps.
It certainly did. It went without a hitch.
And I now have Trinity back again too. (A few days of living with Wheezy's
version of LXDE had convinced me that life is too short to waste any of it
stranded without KDE3, or any functioning desktop. Though had I succeeded in
getting going the things I need, I'd have stuck even that out.)
So thank you very much. (And sorry Gilbert.)
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