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## Auto-converted by kwiki2moinmoin v2005-10-07 #language en

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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 mozilla plug-in directory is generally .../mozilla/plugins/ 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
}}}

[[Anchor(plugins)]]
== Plug-ins directory ==
The mozilla plug-in directory is generally {{{
 /usr/lib/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
 * http://entropymine.com/jason/plugins/links.html


== PDF ==

Gnome's [wiki:DebPkg:evince Evince] will handle PDF.

Also, If you installed Adobe Acrobat reader, 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 ===
The easiest way is to install BlackDownJava that includes Java plug-in for mozilla.

 * http://mozilla.weebeastie.net/java.shtml
 * [http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.jsp 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.


== See also ==

 * ["MozPluggerMIME"]
 * http://wiki.mozilla.org
  • <!> This page content is outdated and/or wrong (ToDo: cleanup).

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

?Anchor(plugins)

Plug-ins directory

The mozilla plug-in directory is generally

 /usr/lib/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 :

PDF

Gnome's [wiki:evince Evince] will handle PDF.

Also, If you installed Adobe Acrobat reader, 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

The easiest way is to install ?BlackDownJava that includes Java plug-in for mozilla.

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.

See also