View Full Version : [ubuntu] How Do I Upgrade Java for Mozilla Firefox?

March 10th, 2010, 12:31 AM
I've gone through the instructions on the java site but this still does not register using the 'java -version' command. I've installed everything that has java6* in Synaptec but Mozilla still doesn't show it is upgraded.

Mozilla shows:

IcedTea Java Web Browser Plugin

File name: IcedTeaPlugin.so
The IcedTea Java Web Browser Plugin 1.6.1 (6b16-1.6.1-3ubuntu1) executes Java applets.

When I go to the java website I get:

erifying Java Version
Oops! You don't have the recommended Java installed.
Your Java version is 1.6.0_0. Please click the button below to get the recommended Java for your computer.

NOTE: If you recently completed your Java software installation, you may need to restart your browser (close all browser windows and re-open) before verifying your installation.
Download Free Java for Linux

I see there is only a *.bin download for Ubuntu so I tried to install it but Firefox still does not recognize the install.

Java Download site at the time of this post is: