Ticket #178 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

Easy Browser Java compatibility testing/installation/upgrading

Reported by: kmaclean Owned by: kmaclean
Priority: critical Milestone: SpeechSubmission 0.1
Component: SpeechSubmission Version: Website 0.2
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Need an easy way for users to be able to determine their java virtual machine, and whether it needs to be upgraded

Change History

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

  • Priority changed from major to critical

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

How-to change your FireFox JVM:

  • mozilla and firefox will look at these directories for a path to your JVM. You need to remove thee Java plugin entries in these directories:
    • /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
    • /usr/lib/firefox/plugins
    • $home/.mozilla/plugins
    • $home/.mozilla/firefox/plugins
  • create a new symbolic link to the libjavaplugin file for the JVM you want your browser to use:
    • # ln -s /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_11/jre/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so $home/.mozilla/plugins
    • make sure you set ownership to the user in question:
      • chown -R username.usergroup .mozilla

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

to confirm the version of your JVM in FireFox?:

  • go to : www.javatester.org/version.html, or
  • In the address bar enter: about:plugins

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Speech Submission ap works with JVM 1.4.2 - it looks a little different than when it runs in JVM 1.6.0, but works!

comment:5 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

Speech Submission app will not work with JVM 1.4.2 ... security issues - see ticket #192

comment:6 Changed 12 years ago by root

  • Milestone SpeechSubmission 0.1 deleted

Milestone SpeechSubmission 0.1 deleted

comment:7 Changed 12 years ago by kmaclean

  • Milestone set to SpeechSubmission 0.1
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