On Nov 16, 2007 12:26 PM, Kent West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got an app (Banner) that needs a specific version of the Java
> plugin (a 1.4 variant). I've got it installed on my Sid box, but can't
> get Iceweasel to recognize it instead of the 1.5 version.
> No matter what I do to disable 1.5, "about
> Java(TM) Plug-in 1.5.0_04-b05
> File name: libjavaplugin_oji.so
> Java(TM) Plug-in 1.5.0_04
> I've run updatedb (as sudo) and then located libjavaplugin_oji.so, and
> then moved or renamed all the 1.5 versions I can find, and yet still
> Iceweasel finds this version. (Yes, I am restarted Iceweasel each time.
> It's getting painful.)
> Google has not been my friend, either.
> (It would be SO much simpler if the Firefox devs would simply put the
> full path to the filename in "about
lugins"; this sort of thing has bit
> me before, and a full path would have helped then, too.)
> Searching for "path" or for "java" in "about
:config" didn't provide any
> clues that worked out either.
> Where is Iceweasel finding the Java 1.5 plugin that I can't find it?
Firefox should only see Java if it has a symlink in the firefox/plugins
dir (/usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/ for iceweasel).
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