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I read constantly in the news about security holes in Java, so I thought that I should not allow any webpage execute Java programs, unless I allow. And currently there is a huge security problem, and update comes at next month. So, for now I simply have uninstalled Java, to prevent any chance of infections.

On top of that, I mostly use Java for one webpage only.

I use Firefox (14.0.1), if there is a plugin for that, it would be great. It would be even better if I could choose which Java filenames can be run (on that website).

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The QuickJava add-on for Firefox allows you to enable/disable Java straight from the toolbar or status bar. You should be able to keep Java disabled, and enable it only when you visit that one site that requires it.

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this is very nice, i can easily move the buttons i need next to the url bar. the problem is, i might forget the java to be enabled when i exit the website i use... it would be best if it asked for every java program "do you want to allow this java for this site?" and remember my choices. –  Rookie Aug 30 '12 at 16:02

NoScript is a favorite and very well known among many: http://noscript.net/ .

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looks good, but how do you change the language? my language version is full of typos, and i have hard time understanding it. –  Rookie Aug 30 '12 at 15:56
    
is it somehow possible to allow all JavaScripts but ask confirmation for Java programs for every site? I dont want to surf on random sites while clicking "allow" for every site... except for java. –  Rookie Aug 30 '12 at 16:01
    
@Rookie Did you look through the documentation? noscript.net/features –  user142485 Aug 30 '12 at 16:38
    
no, i just checked all the menu buttons... couldnt find any. do you mean there is such a feature, or you want me to find out if there is? –  Rookie Aug 31 '12 at 10:20
    
@Rookie I think section 1.12 (noscript.net/faq/#qa1_12) is what you are asking. –  user142485 Aug 31 '12 at 13:17

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