Last update: Wednesday July 24 2002

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Mozilla is the best solution to run Java applets under Linux. You need to download Mozilla from and the Java Plugin from

Netscape Navigator/Communicator >= 4

I tested Communicator 4.5 for Linux and it works with Java 1.1 applets. The only problem is that it is extremely slow!

Get Netscape Navigator!

Sun's HotJava browser

To use Sun's HotJava browser, you have to install a Java Runtime for Linux first!
This configuration is working very well, but it is a extremely tricky installation!

Get the Blackdown Java Runtime
Get HotJava!