How-to Install Oracle Java Firefox Plugin on Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

December 8th, 2013 by Stalker

Install Firefox Browser Oracle Java Plugin




The Quick-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install the Firefox Java Oracle Plugin on Linux Systems.

The Process is Necessary to Properly Achieve a Oracle Java JRE/JDK 6/7/8 Installation Linux Distributions.

The Java Plugin is Indispensable for Accessing Java Content on Firefox and also Google-Chrome Browsers.

On the How-to Install Oracle Java Firefox Plugin Guide are Described Both Installation Choices: Local and System Wide.

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  • Local Installation:

    1. Access Target Folder

      cd ~/.mozilla/plugins

      If plugins Dir Not Existing then:

      mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins

      Then Skip the 2 unlink below…

    2. Make a Symbolic Link

      unlink libjavaplugin.so
      unlink libnpjp2.so
      ln -s [/PATH/2/JDKorJRE]/jre/lib/<amd64|i686>/libnpjp2.so .

      Example:

      ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so .
  • System Wide Installation:

    1. Access Target Folder

      cd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
    2. Make a Symbolic Link

      unlink libjavaplugin.so
      unlink libnpjp2.so
      sudo ln -s </PATH/2/JDK|JRE>/jre/lib/<amd64|i686>/libnpjp2.so .

      Example:

      ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so .
  • How-to Install Eclipse for Java Development on Linux:

    Install Eclipse for Java Linux

    To Confirm for Firefox Oracle Java Plugin Installation Point to:

    about:plugins

    How-to Install Netbeans IDE for Java SE on Linux:

    Install Netbeans for Java Linux

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