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Thread: IcedTea Picks Up Java X Render Support

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    Default IcedTea Picks Up Java X Render Support

    Phoronix: IcedTea Picks Up Java X Render Support

    IcedTea, the free software Java project based upon Sun's OpenJDK code-base, has reached version 1.4. IcedTea 1.4 is based upon OpenJDK7 Hotspot 14 and brings several security fixes, improved support for ALSA / PulseAudio, and a few web-browser plug-in enhancements...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=NzAzNA

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    Does this mean that IcedTea now can replace the Java browser plugin from sun.com?

    I tried IcedTea for 6 months ago, and my netbank didn't work with it

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    But JBidWatcher still not works correctly with IcedTea...

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    As Sun has now released Java 6 Update 12 including the 64-bit browser plugin, it is not necessary to use IcedTea for that purpose alone any more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chithanh View Post
    As Sun has now released Java 6 Update 12 including the 64-bit browser plugin, it is not necessary to use IcedTea for that purpose alone any more.
    But IcedTea is Free (as in freedom) Software...

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