Installing the Java plugin
To install the plugin, follow these instructions:
- Download the
plugin and follow any instructions on that page relevant to your
- Make sure that your browser has Java enabled:
Internet Explorer: select the appropriate box under the
Internet Options menu item.
Mozilla and Netscape: select the Enable Java box in the
Advanced category of the Preferences menu item.
- If you are running Mozilla or Netscape on a Linux
platform, you will need to follow these additional steps.
Begin by locating the Java plugin under the Java Runtime
Environment (JRE) directory tree. For example, it could be in
Now follow the following steps:
Mozilla: First, close any open mozilla sessions. Then perform
ln -s /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.1_02/jre/plugin/i386/ns610/libjavaplugin_oji.so
Netscape: First, set the environment variable:
where * refers to the version of Netscape you are using.
Now start a Netscape session, close it and restart Netscape again.