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Can't install icedtea-plugin

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Can't install icedtea-plugin


Post by eagle » Tue May 21, 2019 1:54 am

On Ubuntu I am used to to installing


to be able to run jnlp files. When trying to install icedtea-plugin on MX Linux apt says there is no installation candidate and suggest that I instead install


I tried this - but after installation Firefox will still not open jnlp files.

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Re: Can't install icedtea-plugin


Post by andyborst » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:13 am

After installing the icedtea packages using MX installer, I downloaded the .jnlp file and ran the following command from the terminal.

javaws --jnlp somefile.jnlp

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