Java plug in not working, but is enabled in browser preferences

Asked by dave p

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

java script and java are enabled in the preferences ection of the browser.
various websites have inidcated that is not enabled
the output from the java site indicates that they are not enabled;
I am using Ubuntu Karmic RC and Firefox 3.5.3

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: 23fd6b5c384151a4d1aef356ade26df7
CheckboxSystem: 0531969bcfd4f03af7405c98dc94a948
Date: Tue Oct 27 23:14:35 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: firefox-3.5 3.5.3+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

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dave p (daveandclaire75) said :
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Micah Gersten (micahg) said :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see

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Sam_ (and-sam) said :

What says:
java -version

In case you may search and install

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