[lug] need help with a mozilla plugin

rm at fabula.de rm at fabula.de
Sun Sep 26 03:19:07 MDT 2004

On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 10:51:10PM +0000, D. Stimits wrote:
> Paul E Condon wrote:
> >I'm trying to view video loops from NOAA. I'm using mozilla and firefox. 
> >Both say I need a plugin, but I don't know enough to recognize what
> >plugin I need. The message I get:
> >
> >This page contains information of a type (application/x-java-vm) that can
> >only be viewed with the appropriate Plug-in.
> >
> >Two questions really: 
> >1. What plugin?
> >2. Where can I find a table of (application... plugin pairs, so that I
> >don't have to bother people with dumb question like this again?
> >
> >TIA
> >
> Go here:
> http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/pi_search_pi.jsp
> Then select platform Linux, All File extensions, and for MIME types, use 
>  application/x-java-vm. Then hit the search button. You will find one 
> Sun Microsystems plugin for that.

... iff you happen to be on the lucky architecure ;-) Only works
for x86ish, no PPC or Alpha support (or SPARC, for that matter! ).

Sorry for my rant, but since my last x86 died i realize how many
people out there treat Linux as x86 only ...

 Ralf Mattes

> D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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