Java plugin?

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Sat Dec 3 19:52:51 UTC 2005

On 12/3/05, Paul Smith <phhs80 at> wrote:
> On 12/2/05, Kam Leo <kam.leo at> wrote:
> > Instead of using the Firefox directory create the link in the "
> > /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins " directory. Why? This is a universal search
> > location for Mozilla based browsers. The Mozilla, Netscape, and
> > Firefox browsers look there for additional plugins and components.
> > Create plugin links in one directory instead of multiple directories.
> > Also, when you upgrade Firefox (applies to all the Mozilla based
> > browsers) the link will not get broken.
> That is not true if one installs (from the tarball) Firefox on one's
> home directory. I have just tried it.
> Paul

If you install in your homw directory wouldn't that constitute a
private installation?  If so, why would there be an expectation that
global settings be applicable?

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