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Using debian 7, with chromium as my browser, I got jdk6-64 bit installed on my debian But my chromium won't run java applets, it's saying it's missing on each website that try to run java.

How do I fix this?

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What is the exact error you're getting? –  Taegost Jul 31 '13 at 14:16
    
No error, my chromium is just saying "missing plugin" –  Javaneed Jul 31 '13 at 14:24
    
Do applets work in other browsers? Are you sure you have installed the java plugin and not just the jdk (development kit)? –  terdon Jul 31 '13 at 15:23
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removing proprietary Java runtime and it's config files and installing its opensource substitution may help. Debian is known for it's unfriendly attitude to non-free packages.

sudo apt-get purge default-jre
sudo apt-get install openjdk
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no package found 'openjdk' –  holms Nov 28 '13 at 16:00
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