Subject: Re: does firefox-bin-java work?
To: Steve Bellovin <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/07/2004 08:15:34
Steve Bellovin wrote:
> Has anyone successfully used firefox-bin-java?  I've installed it on 
> two different machines, one running 2.0rc1 and one running -current.  
> The browser works, but it doesn't seem to execute the Java I pointed it 
> at.  I tried the same URL on a Windows/Firefox box, and it behaved.  
> Yes, Java is enabled in the options menu, and the symlink installed by 
> the package seems to point to something valid.

I'm successfully using Opera with Java (sun-jre14-2.5) with -current
with no local patches. Can you check if recent changes helped it?

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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