The following information has been provided by Red Hat, but is outside the scope of our posted Service Level Agreements ( https://www.redhat.com/support/service/sla/ ) and support procedures. The information is provided as-is and any configuration settings or installed applications made from the information in this article could make your Operating System unsupported by Red Hat Support Services. The intent of this article is to provide you with information to accomplish your system needs. Use the information in this article at your own risk.
- How to use 32-bit java plugins on Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86_64 system using 32bit Firefox ?
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Install 32bit firefox, as described onHow do I install 32-bit Firefox on Red Hat Enterprise Linux x86_64 ?
Install java plugin as shown below
$ yum install java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin java-1.5.0-ibm.i386 libXp.i386
- Alternatively, download the most recent version of Sun's Java from http://java.sun.com and install it. Once done, install the Java plugin as shown
$ ln -s /usr/java/latest/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
- java ( from openjdk ) plugins are natively available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x86_64 and above. Also, If 64-bit version of the desired plug-ins are made available so that the 64-bit Mozilla Firefox can be used, the 32-bit version of the plug-ins will have to be uninstalled first to avoid conflict between the 32-bits and 64-bits versions of the same package.
Subscriber exclusive content
A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.