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Although I use Mozilla as my current browser of choice, one of the gripes has been the lack of Java support in the OS X version. Last night, while browsing the Bugzilla bug tracking system, I found a very interesting link ... Patrick Beard of Netscape posted the URL to a Carbonized MRJ plug-in for use with Mozilla!

To use it, simply download the file, expand it and put the MRJPluginCarbon folder somewhere safe. Open this folder and command-option-drag the MRJPluginCarbon icon into the "/Library/Internet Plug-Ins" folder (to create an alias). I first tried my user's local Library folder, but it did not work there. After installing it in the root Library folder, Mozilla now happily displays Java applets! I tested it with's graphical flight tracker, and it worked perfectly! Prior to installing the plug-in, of course, all I'd see was the broken Java logo.

Please note that this is a development version, and may not work perfectly in all situations! It may even cause Bad Things to happen to your machine. It hasn't been officially released, but the URL was published on a public web site, so I'm reasonably comfortable that it's somewhat stable. As always, though, use at your own risk.
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Also works with Netscape 6.2
Authored by: psellus on Nov 18, '01 11:15:08PM

People might like to know that the plugin also works with Netscape 6.2
for Mac OS X. I've been looking for weeks (since the release) for a
way to get Java working in Netscape 6.2 so I can dump IE. This was
a wonderful find.


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Install Netscape's carbonized Java plug-in
Authored by: morphis on Sep 07, '05 05:50:50AM
This now hosted here

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Install Netscape's carbonized Java plug-in
Authored by: morphis on Sep 07, '05 05:54:49AM
Sorry wrong link. Its here

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