Getting Java to work under FireFox in Mandrake Linux

by Rick Jelliffe

Like a lot of people, I think, I installed Java on my year old Linux box without configuring FireFox to run it. I finally got round to it, its about 2 minutes work. Here's how.


Rick Jelliffe
2006-08-08 04:47:07
Oh, while you doing the File Associations, it is a good idea to make sure that *.jar is associated by /usr/java/jre/bin/java (whatever "jre" is on your system) so that executable jars will run too.