Konqueror does not show dialog for Java applet

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Jul 3 09:29:52 BST 2004

John Zoetebier wrote:
> John Zoetebier wrote:
>>This is more specific thread for a Java applet problem with Konqueror 3.2
>>Use a browser like Mozilla with the Java plugin enabled.
>>Check this via Help > Plugins : you will see a section for something like
>>Java(TM) Plug-in 1.4.2_04-b05
>>Next go to web site http://www.postbank.nl
>>Under Mijn Postbank.nl click on login.
>>Wait about 10 seconds and you get a dialog to download a Java Applet:
>>Warning - security
>>Do you want to trust the signed applet distributed by "Postbank N.V"
>>Now do the same with Konqueror.
>>The Java applet dialog box does not appear.
>>JavaScript is properly working with Konqueror.
>>Did anybody manage to get Java working properly with Konqueror ?
>>If so, what are the settings ?
> I ran a test with Opera for page
> https://www.p3.postbank.nl/sesam/SesamLoginServlet
> After a few seconds Opera shows a dialog with title "Java security" and
> text:
> A signed applet is requesting additional privileges. Do you wish to grant
> this applet all permissions ?
> There is a view button to for the certificates shown in a list.
> When I repeat the above with Konqueror I see in the right bottom corner a
> bug icon.
> When I click on the icon a dialog appears with title JavaScriptErrors and
> text:
> Error: https://www.p3.postbank.nl/sesam/js/sitestat.js: TypeError: Value
> undefined (result of expression ns_33.addBehavior) is not an object. Cannot
> be called.
> It looks like this is not a Java problem in Konqueror but a JavaScript
> problem.
> If there is no other explanation I will lodge a bug report for Konqueror.
This does work for me with 3.2.3 so I wouldn't file a report unless/until you 
have upgraded to that version.

Another possibility is that it might be related to pop-up window options.  I 
have set the option to open user initiated pop-ups in a new window rather than a 
new tab.

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