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I want to install java on my Fedora 8 server but come to the step 9 that is mentioned in this guide

but at step 10 when I enter this command:

ln -s /opt/jre1.6.0_18/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so

it gives the following error:

ln -s /opt/jre1.6.0_18/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so
ln: creating symbolic link `/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so': No such file or directory

Can you help me please?

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Your question belongs to superuser.com – Bozhidar Batsov May 24 '10 at 14:06
    
This should probably be on superuser, but...have you tried creating that folder? – Syntactic May 24 '10 at 14:07
    
There is also the question - why do you need a Java browser plugin on a server :-) – Bozhidar Batsov May 24 '10 at 14:11
    
i don't want java browser.. i want to install java on server – Tushar Ahirrao May 24 '10 at 14:15
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Then you can safely ignore this problem - this step of the installation is to get the Java plugin working in Firefox... – Bozhidar Batsov May 24 '10 at 14:28

You must use rpm package of JDK go to this page and select rpm base package and rpm installer in fedora install JDK completely

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