Install Java plugin for firefox in RHEL/Oracle Linux

  1. Close Firefox
  2. Install Java RPM from here : http://www.java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp?locale=en
  3.  cd /usr/lib64/firefox
  4. mkdir plugins
  5. cd plugins
  6. ll
  7. If there is existing link to java plugin delete it
  8. ln -s /usr/java/jre1.7.0_06/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so .
  9. Start firefox and go to about:plugins to verify if Java plugin is installed

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