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My banking site does not find java plug-in even though reports java working properly. Iam using Firefox and Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). I have installed Oracle Java 7u10 (64-bit) from webupd8 ppa. Is this issue specific to the banking site ? How do I get it working ? However, when I access using FF/Chrome/IE on Windows XP, it works.

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Which Bank's website? – Danial Jose Jan 9 '13 at 7:54
Union Bank of India site: It requires Java after one logs in to display another window using Java. It displays the error message "You need to install the latest Java Plugin. Please Click OK." – A Raghuram Jan 9 '13 at 8:34
Sorry I do not have a union bank account to check it , but I found a message from their website that may be solve your problem. "If you are enabled for 2 Factor Authentication, then it is essential for you to install latest JAVA on your system." So, disabling "2 Factor Authentication" may be work for you! – Danial Jose Jan 9 '13 at 9:41
The real problem is the bank's IT people expect your computer to be running Messy Windoze, Internet Exploder, and probably a specific version of Java. While they are trying to stop people having problems, they need to widen what their filter accepts as a valid browser and Java. Write a letter to your bank and tell them that you have a brain and prefer not to use inferior products from software monopolists, are quite capable of implementing a system that will read Java code correctly, and would prefer it if they didn't force their assumptions and biases on you. ;-) – fabricator4 Jan 9 '13 at 10:19

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