iced-tea backport to f7?

Mike Chambers mike at
Wed Sep 5 02:42:04 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 22:46 +0000, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Mike Chambers <mike <at>> writes:
> > I don't know much about this icedtea java stuff.  I read it includes a
> > browser plug-in with the rpm?  Is this the same plugin as the java one
> > from sun, or at least works the same?
> That is the java-1.7.0-icedtea-plugin package.
> It isn't the same plugin code as the sun one since sun hasn't released their
> code (yet). This is the gcjwebplugin code made to work with the openjdk code
> base. We do hope it works the same, if not please do report bugs!
> One known issue is that the plugin doesn't support Liveconnect, the Javascript -
> Java bridge.

I've got it installed now and removed the sun java link and it did load.
Even tested to see if it's loaded on sun's java page and was successful.
So far so good I guess.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"Best little town on Earth!"

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