Put on Java plugin in Firefox on Red Hat Enterprise 5

Put a symbolic link in Firefox folder pointing to libjavaplugin_oji.so file:

# cd [Firefox installation folder]/plugins/
# ln -s -T [Path to JRE]/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin-oji.so libjavaplugin-oji.so


Update Java on Red Hat Enterprise 5

Check if Java alternative has been installed:

# /usr/sbin/alternatives --display java

In case there is some – remove that:

# /usr/sbin/alternatives --remove java [put-the-path-here]

Set up JAVA_HOME variable and update PATH variable in /etc/profile. PATH should contain the path to default jdk’s bin directory.