ln -s /opt/java/64/jre1.7.0_09/lib/amd64/libnpjp2~/.mozilla/plugins/ 3. Now you have to restart the browser and check in Firefox if the installation has been succeeded.

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/opt/java/32/jre1.7.0_09/bin/Control Panel /opt/java/64/jre1.7.0_09/bin/Control Panel Click on settings under temporary Internet files and set amount the disk space to 50MB. Here is a more complete version: This version: * Allows for easy updating * Updates more of the various jdk executables (ie: jar, keytool, servertool, etc) * Has a fancy helper tool to help with the 'update-alternatives' commands!

* Does not allow for multi-versioning by default but you can modify the guide to make it so The procedure presented by xfrank works fine. To install Java without going to the terminal this is what I did (I have LMDE 64bit): Just added few minor tweaks (working fine in Linux 16.0 Mate).

something like this [ /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome %U ] Now open terminal and copy paste enter this /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome --allow-outdated-plugins Application ...

1 - download the latest jre from the Oracle site 2 - uncompress it and put all the files and folders in a selected directory: It's better under /opt/java7 folder (but anywhere will work).

Need to right-click for administrative rights to create and copy such folder.

3 - Search inside (in my case in jre1.7.0_60/lib/amd64) for the file libnpjp24 - Create a symlynk to libnpjp2by right-clicking on it 5 - Copy the symlink you created 6 - Go to the directory /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins (with administrative rights) and paste here the symlynk; you may change to libnpjp27 - That's all, java will work. Nevertheless, I am able to pay taxes again in Linux.

8 - This setup also works for Opera (Opera makes use of Mozilla plugins) 9 - Upcoming Java7 versions should just be overwriting all the contents of the /opt/java7 folder. To install Java without going to the terminal this is what I did (I have LMDE 64bit): 1 - download the latest jre from the Oracle site 2 - uncompress it and put the files in /home in a directory 3 - search inside (in my case in jre1.7.0_51/lib/amd64) for the file libnpjp24 - create a symlynk to libnpjp2by clinking on it 5 - copy the symlink you created 6 - go to the directory usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and paste here the symlynk 7 - that's all, java will work Goto Menu click on internet see google chrome add google chrome to panel right click on google chrome icon in panel and choose edit it will show Application ...

Make for every user in his home directory a subfolder: mkdir -v ~/.mozilla/plugins 2.

Create a symbolic link, so Firefox knows where to find the java plug-in.