Monday, January 19, 2009

Getting java to work with firefox 3 on solaris 10

Q: Why is it all java-related things never work right on Solaris?
A: The people at Sun use Macs

Create a symbolic link to your java's libjavaplugin_oji.so
(do not copy this file, it will not work properly)

sudo ln -s /usr/jdk/jdk/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so \
/opt/sfw/lib/firefox3/plugins/

(this is where I put my java 6 installation - your location is probably different

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