Subject: Re: pdf plugin under firefox for Linux
To: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/03/2004 22:13:22
On Mon, 03 May 2004 13:02:17 -0700
Bryan Vyhmeister <> wrote:

> Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> >>How did you get firefox-bin-flash to work? Also, have you had any 
> >>success with firefox-bin-java? I tried to get them working with 
> >>NetBSD/i386 1.6.2 and also with NetBSD/i386 2.0E to no avail. Any 
> >>suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.
> >  
> > Set MOZILLA_USE_LINUX=yes in your mk.conf.  Otherwise, firefox-bin uses a
> > precompiled version for NetBSD, which doesn't work with linux plugins.
> That worked like a charm for flash, however java gives some sort of 
> error. I'll have to get the exact output in a minute here. Have you had 
> any success with the firefox-bin-java package?

Not atm, but it worked for me.  Have you done what sun-jdk's post-install
message says (ulimit data size and mount proc)?

$ pkg_info -D sun-jdk14

(or sun-jdk13)


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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