after the upgrade to firefox 3.5.9 yesterday, video from my internet camera doesn’t appear. Firefox loads the web page from the camera, but the box in the web page containing the video stream doesn’t show up.
my system is opensuse 11.1, 64-bit. I temporarily downgraded to firefox 3.0.18 and the video worked as usual. By shutting off plugins, I found it was the IcedTea Java web browser plugin 1.6.2 that was driving the video.
so I upgraded back to firefox 3.5.9, started looking for an upgraded version of the Java plugin, but the software manager shows that the latest is java-1_6_0-openjdk-plugin (1.6.2_b16-0.1.1 x86_64) and that it is already installed.
in the firefox pulldown tools -> add-ons -> plugins window i can enable/disable the icedtea java web browser plugin. when disabled and I try to run an applet, i get the lego brick and a message “click here to download plugins”. when enabled and I try to run an applet, nothing shows.