With recent Firefox versions (3.6, 4.0 beta), I was unable to view any kind of website that uses Java on my Mac.
Browsing through the about:plugins page I found out that I had three different versions of the Java Embedding Plugin (
MRJPlugin.plugin) loaded in Firefox — two of them in addition to the one that already ships with Firefox!
The additional add-ons were found in
After deleting those and restarting Firefox, I was able to enjoy the beauty of Java applets again!1
- OK, that was a lie. But I was at least able to use the postage stamp printing application on the DHL website… [↩]