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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Linux howto: Enable Java runtime in Firefox

You need to
1) have jre installed
2) Edit > Preferences / [ Content ] tab: [ ] Enable Java checkbox checked
3)
$ cd /path/to/firefox/plugins
$ ln -s /path/to/java/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so ./
4) test

source

PS:
running .jnlp apps:
$ $JAVA_HOME/bin/javaws ./app.jnlp

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Monday, November 10, 2008

Ubuntu: sysv-rc-conf - missing admin tool

I'm coming from RedHat school.
After switching to Ubuntu I missed chkconfig tool for managing services.

But Ubuntu provides same managing interface with sysv-rc-conf instead.

$sudo apt-get install sysv-rc-conf

Nice!

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