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I've got java working on firefox in Ubuntu 11.04, but using the same page on chromium tells me java cannot be found.

How can I enable java on chromium in my Ubuntu 11.04?

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Is Ubuntu restricted extras Installed ? –  Binarylife Jun 6 '11 at 12:10
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Installed and still no luck. –  mrobertran Jun 6 '11 at 12:18
    
Can you try if it's not the specific page you are trying to see is causing the problem? Try other java pages to see if they work. –  213441265152351 Jun 6 '11 at 12:39

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  • Go to : about:plugins
  • Under location: you should see enable (if it is disabled).

Java Plugin

This happened with me at first.

Also, see: Do I have Java? If it takes too long , it means that there isn't java installed or something went wrong during installation.

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The first thing to do is to install Java:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre icedtea-7-plugin

Restart chromium-browser and then use about:plugins to check if it's enabled.

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No need for openjdk, icedtea-*-plugin is enough –  DiAlex Feb 8 at 16:12
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I have both of those but don't see an option in about:plugins to enable it. –  isomorphismes Sep 3 at 19:23

According to this

You can't. You would have to recompile Chromium and edit the line that disallows NPAPI.

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You get the IcedTea-web Java browser plugin by installing the icedtea-plugin package.

You can quickly do this from the command line running:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin
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