[Rd] search documentation not working with mozilla and
MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Fri Nov 28 16:43:28 MET 2003
On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 06:39, sergei at stams.strath.ac.uk wrote:
> Full_Name: Sergei Zuyev
> Version: Version 1.8.0
> OS: Mandrake Linux 9.1
> Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
> When mozilla or konqueror are used as help browser, the Search Engine page links
> nor the search do not work. Mozilla quietly ignores any click, while konqueror
> gives the following information:
> > options(browser="/usr/bin/konqueror")
> > help.start()
> Making links in per-session dir ...
> If /usr/bin/konqueror is already running, it is *not* restarted, and
> you must switch to its window.
> Otherwise, be patient ...
> > konqueror: Unknown parameter '-remote'.
> And this is what gets generated when attempting a link or a search:
> khtml (jscript): WARNING: Script threw exception: TypeError: Expression is no
> object. Cannot b e called.
> I have also tried netscape 4.71 which I had to manually install as it is not
> included in the distro, and everything works just fine.
This is not a bug. It is the result of not have Java properly configured
on your system for each browser. This typically involves creating a
symlink in the browser plug-in directory to the appropriate Java binary.
Here are some links for more information:
The key with the help.start() search engine is to have Java properly
installed and configured on your system and to have BOTH Java AND
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