Camino Browser 2.x and Java

Today I spent way too much time trying to figure out how to enable Java on a browser I hardly ever use. Turns out Camino in it's latest incantation does not support Java out of the box.

Fortunately it is easy to fix:

Installing the Java Embedding Plugin

1. Download the latest version of the Java Embedding Plugin ( as of November 30, 2011)

Hybridizing Java

A very thoughtful 'article' by Bruce Eckel about the state of affairs of 'the Web'

JavaPlugin Tester

This is a nice small applet that displays the JVM version of your JavaPlugin, when enabled. This turns out to be really helpful on Mac OS X.


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