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How to enable Java jre1.6.0_21 firefox plugin in SUSE Linux 11.3

After having to fuzz for a while trying to get Java Plugin enabled for Firefox in my SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.3, I have decided to document it on my blog. Unfortunately the instruction on the Java/SUN/Oracle site is misleading probably for being out dated & did not work for me. Below is what I have done to get it working:

First: If you have not installed Java yet then follow the below instructions to install it else skip to the second step

a. download it from Java Download Site

b. At the terminal: Type: su
c. Enter the root password.

d. Change to the directory in which you want to install. Type:
For example, to install the software in the /usr/java/ directory, Type:
cd /usr/java