Archive for the ‘Firefox’ category

Ubuntu – Add Java

October 11th, 2010

To add java, in a terminal type:

sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts

This works for debian and debian based systems (ie Ubuntu).

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FireFox Crashing on linux

February 2nd, 2010

If firefox crash’s allot when using it on a Linux distro¬† try and do the following:

Enter this in your console:

sudo nano /etc/nsswitch.conf

And look for a line like this:

hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] wins dns mdns4

Change it into

hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4

Hopefully this stabilizes things.

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