Updating java in firefox
The change is applicable to 32 bit and 64 bit Windows platforms.
The installer notifies you if Java content is disabled in web browsers, and provides instructions for enabling it.
Internet Explorer (IE) has a new security feature, called Active X control blocking, to keep Active X controls, such as Java, up-to-date.
This feature will prevent the app or web page from loading, if it finds that Java is out-of-date and will provide the option to update Java.
Developers and System administrators looking for alternative ways to support Firefox users should see this blog regarding Launching Web Start applications.
Mozilla offers an Extended Support Release (ESR) version of Firefox specifically for use by organizations who need extended support for mass deployments.
This could be due to a conflict that Java versions 7u10 and above have with stand alone installations of Java FX.
The plugin file for Linux is located here: If you are using a 32-bit Firefox, you should use the 32-bit Java Plugin (from the lib/i386 directory). Uninstall any previous installations of Java Plugin. When you want to use a different plugin, or version of a plugin, remove the symbolic links to any other versions and create a fresh symbolic link to the new one.Older versions of the Java Deployment Toolkit (DT) and the Java Plugin have been disabled by Firefox.Some Java versions are flagged by Firefox as 'Add-ons may be causing problems'.To determine which version of Firefox you are running, launch the application, and select the menu item Help - About Mozilla Firefox. At the bottom of the window is a version string line that contains either "Linux i686" (32-bit) or "Linux x86_64" (64-bit).