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Whenever I open up the page in google chrome I get the notice, "IcedTea was blocked because it is out of date" and gives me the two options of updating it or running this time.

I've gone to the link attached to the option of updating it and its a wikipedia page that wasn't helpful for me because I didn't know what to download and install.

Whenever I click, 'Run this time' it works momentarily but it is prone to have the runescape interface in the browser disappear and be replaced with a black screen.

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Same here... any page that needs java plugin will fail to load at first, I need to press "run this time" every time... Annoying, to say the least. I've been testing with icedtea 7, using update-alternatives --config java but still stuck here – luri Dec 7 '12 at 10:38
I have 12.10 and icedtea-7-plugin package installed. I get no error on Your link. – Adobe Mar 28 '13 at 4:35
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First, Ubuntu 12.10 is not supported anymore. Update to 13.10 or "downgrade" to 12.04 LTS. Secondly, the Icedtea plugin can be installed by running the following command in terminal: "sudo apt-get install icedtea-7-plugin"

After that just enter your password and press "Y" for yes to install.

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Go to and download this after removing it in the app store.

Hope this helps , Bob

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updated icedtea-plugin is available at: (

It is also available at Ubuntu Software Center as stand alone and OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime add-ons.

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