How do I enable Java in a web browser on Ubuntu Linux? This article applies to: Platform(s): Ubuntu Linux; Browser(s) Chrome, Firefox; Java version(s): , Follow these instructions to enable Java in your web browser on Ubuntu Linux. Google Chrome. Become the root user by running the su command and then enter. Java and Google Chrome Browser. This article applies to: Browser(s) Chrome; Java version(s): , Chrome no longer supports NPAPI (technology required for Java applets). The Java plug-in for web browsers relies on the cross platform plugin architecture NPAPI, which has been supported by all major web browsers . 18 Jul You cannot get Java to work on Chrome Its because of the removal of the older plugin NPAPI. I have raised a bug report. Awaiting a proper response from the devs. The bug report is here: detail?id= You can try and follow the thread for this discussion here.
28 Jan Using Java in Chrome is a little bit tricky nowadays, so I will show you how to enable Java in Chrome on Windows, Linux and MacOS using plugins from Chrome Web Store, it's native support and better than nothing. There's a guy (Michael Müller) who have wrote some patches to re enable the support for NPAPI (so icedtea will work). This is somewhat a workaround. but is expected to work. (Actually I haven't tested). Currently the build version is If you use ArchLinux you can build and install it from AUR. chromium-npapi. If not, you. GitHub is where people build software. More than 28 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 79 million projects.
27 Mar From a previous question: Yes, add --enable-plugins to your chrome command. It's currently not considered stable, but it works for me. Actually, it seems to just work without that. Have you tried it? You can find a test applet here. Presumably you'll need Sun's Java installed. UPDATE: see the link for further details. Lots of. 26 Aug Debian Chrome Linux Logo. I'm writing this article for primarily for Debian Squeeze users, but it should also apply for Ubuntu LTS and other releases as well, as the steps will be pretty much the same. After you have downloaded and installed Google Chrome, you'll most likely want to get Java. this will change you into the google chrome plugins directory,make sure you are in this directory before you make the symbolic link. Type/Paste/Copy: sudo ln -s / usr/local/java/jre_40/lib/i/ this will create a symbolic link from the Java JRE(Java Runtime Environment).