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For a better Mozilla Suite-Debian integration go to Edit '' Preferences '' Advanced / System preferences and mark Use Preferences from System (see ["MIME"]).
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The place where Mozilla is installed is {{{
 /usr/lib/mozilla/mozilla-bin/ and /usr/bin/mozilla
}}}
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The user's profile is installed in
{{{
 ~/.mozilla/profile_name
}}}
{{{
 (i.e. /home/user/.mozilla/profile_name; where profile_name is the mozilla user's profile name).
}}}
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The mozilla plug-in directory is generally .../mozilla/plugins/ The Mozilla start page (for both Mozilla Web-Browser and Mozilla Firefox ) is in {{{
 /usr/share/doc/mozilla-browser/localstart.html
}}}

== Plug-ins directory ==
The mozilla plug-in directory is generally {{{
 /usr/local/mozilla/plugins
}}}

If installing plugins without ["root"] permissions, use {{{
 ~/.mozilla/plugins
}}}
{{{
 (i.e. /home/user/.mozilla/plugins )
}}}
instead of the plugins subdirectory where Mozilla is installed. You may have to create this directory first.

Mozilla Firefox also uses the same plugins folder.

For a plug-in, you have to install a '''.so and '''.xpt file.

You can change the plug-ins to use the system default, going to Edit '' Preferences '' Advanced / Plug-in and script and editing it to indicate the folder where the program is.

Type about:plugins in the mozilla address bar to see the plug-ins installed.

See : http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/en-AU/linux.html

== Adobe Acrobat ==
See how to install Adobe Acrobat in your system.

 * ["Acrobat"]

After installation, copy nppdf.so to your Mozilla plugins directory and ensure a copy of acroread is in your ["path"].

== Flash player ==
See ["FlashPlayer"]

== Java ==
On Linux, Mozilla requires ["JRE"] 1.4.2 or later ( plug-in application/x-java-vm). Remember that the ["SDK"] contains the ["JRE"] so you don't need to download both.

 * ["Java"]
 * http://www.java.com/en/download/help/linux_install.jsp#enable
 * http://serios.net/content/debian/java.php

=== Enable Java in Mozilla ===
In Mozilla Firefox, you can go to a web page with Java and then appears a message to install the plug-in manually (the page http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp is opened automatically to download the plug-in Sun Java ["J2SE50"]).

If you use Mozilla ["Firefox"], or Mozilla Internet Suite open the java directory. And then:
 {{{
   1. Go to the plugins sub-directory under the Mozilla installation directory (generally, plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/)
}}}
{{{
      cd <Mozilla installation directory>/plugins
   2. In the current directory, create a symbolic link to the JRE ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so file Type:
      ln -s <["JREinstallationdirectory"]>/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so
      Example:
          * If Mozilla is installed in this directory:
            /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4/
          * and if the JRE is installed at this directory:
            /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_04
          * Then type at the terminal to go to the browser plug-in directory:
            cd /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4/plugins
          * Enter the following command to create a symbolic link to the Java Plug-in for the Mozilla browser.
            ln -s /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_04/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32
            /libjavaplugin_oji.so .
   3. Start Mozilla browser or restart it if it is already running. Note that if you have other Mozilla components (ie: Messenger, Composer, etc) running, you will need to restart them as well.
   4. Go to Edit > Preferences. Under Advanced category > Select Enable Java
   5. Restart Mozilla.
}}}

See also:
 * http://www.nl.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-java-faq/ch8.html#s8.4
 * http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/faqs/java.html
 * http://mozilla.weebeastie.net/java.shtml
 * [http://serios.net/content/applets/viewinfoawt.php test if the Java plugin is working].

== Javascript ==
 * JavaScript

Mozilla browser supports, at least, JavaScript version 1.3

See also :
 * MozillaExtensions
 * http://www.moztips.com/wiki/index.pcgi?page=TableOfContents
 * http://www.mozilla.org/products/mozilla1.x/sysreq.html Requirements to install the last version.

== Multimedia ==
[["MPlayer"]] has, among others, support for Ogg Vorbis. There is also a browser plugin for Mozilla and Firefox available at http://mplayerplug-in.sourceforge.net/. But you don't really need a Mozilla plug-in, if you use the system default player.

For a better Mozilla Suite-Debian integration go to Edit Preferences Advanced / System preferences and mark Use Preferences from System (see ["MIME"]).

The place where Mozilla is installed is

 /usr/lib/mozilla/mozilla-bin/ and /usr/bin/mozilla 

The user's profile is installed in

 ~/.mozilla/profile_name

 (i.e. /home/user/.mozilla/profile_name; where profile_name is the mozilla user's profile name).

The Mozilla start page (for both Mozilla Web-Browser and Mozilla Firefox ) is in

 /usr/share/doc/mozilla-browser/localstart.html

Plug-ins directory

The mozilla plug-in directory is generally

 /usr/local/mozilla/plugins

If installing plugins without ["root"] permissions, use

 ~/.mozilla/plugins

 (i.e. /home/user/.mozilla/plugins )

instead of the plugins subdirectory where Mozilla is installed. You may have to create this directory first.

Mozilla Firefox also uses the same plugins folder.

For a plug-in, you have to install a .so and .xpt file.

You can change the plug-ins to use the system default, going to Edit Preferences Advanced / Plug-in and script and editing it to indicate the folder where the program is.

Type about:plugins in the mozilla address bar to see the plug-ins installed.

See : http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/en-AU/linux.html

Adobe Acrobat

See how to install Adobe Acrobat in your system.

  • ["Acrobat"]

After installation, copy nppdf.so to your Mozilla plugins directory and ensure a copy of acroread is in your ["path"].

Flash player

See ["FlashPlayer"]

Java

On Linux, Mozilla requires ["JRE"] 1.4.2 or later ( plug-in application/x-java-vm). Remember that the ["SDK"] contains the ["JRE"] so you don't need to download both.

Enable Java in Mozilla

In Mozilla Firefox, you can go to a web page with Java and then appears a message to install the plug-in manually (the page http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp is opened automatically to download the plug-in Sun Java ["J2SE50"]).

If you use Mozilla ["Firefox"], or Mozilla Internet Suite open the java directory. And then:

  •    1.  Go to the plugins sub-directory under the Mozilla installation directory (generally, plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/) 

      cd <Mozilla installation directory>/plugins
   2. In the current directory, create a symbolic link to the JRE ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so file Type:
      ln -s <["JREinstallationdirectory"]>/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so
      Example:
          * If Mozilla is installed in this directory:
            /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4/
          * and if the JRE is installed at this directory:
            /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_04
          * Then type at the terminal to go to the browser plug-in directory:
            cd /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4/plugins
          * Enter the following command to create a symbolic link to the Java Plug-in for the Mozilla browser.
            ln -s /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_04/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32
            /libjavaplugin_oji.so .
   3. Start Mozilla browser or restart it if it is already running. Note that if you have other Mozilla components (ie: Messenger, Composer, etc) running, you will need to restart them as well.
   4. Go to Edit > Preferences. Under Advanced category > Select Enable Java
   5. Restart Mozilla. 

See also:

Javascript

  • ?JavaScript

Mozilla browser supports, at least, ?JavaScript version 1.3

See also :

Multimedia

?"MPlayer" has, among others, support for Ogg Vorbis. There is also a browser plugin for Mozilla and Firefox available at http://mplayerplug-in.sourceforge.net/. But you don't really need a Mozilla plug-in, if you use the system default player.