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Monthly Archive for March, 2009

Sun Java 64-bit Browser Plugin

I found out today that Sun has an alpha version of Java 1.6.0 64-bit for linux. Look here for Java SE 6 Update 12. I had been using IcedTea java and I disabled it before proceeding. I downloaded the .bin file into my Download area and ran sudo ./jre-6u12-linux-x64.bin. This could have been done as [...]

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I was having an issue with KDE 4.2 & firefox. If I put firefoxin System Settings / Default Applications / Web Browser, I would get the page downloaded to /var/temp/kdecache-username/krun and then the file opened in firefox. I tried several options. One suggestion which lined up with how x-chat opened URLs was to use firefox [...]

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