Are you still using the old Java plugin for Firefox?

In about:plugins, what’s the filename of the Java plugin?

Is it If so, you should update to the new Java plugin. Run:

sudo update-alternatives --config

Now select instead and restart Firefox.

Source: Out of date java 6 plugin installed.


  1. Looking at about:config I see “javaplugin_oji” for “java.java_plugin_library_name”.

    But then this happens:

    aav@xmilla:~/$ sudo update-alternatives –config
    There is only one alternative in link group /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/lib/amd64/
    Nothing to configure.

  2. @Carl

    Maybe your browser actually uses one of the other plugins listed in /usr/lib/jvm/.java-6-sun.jinfo and not

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