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Problems with Netscape and Java

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I'm running Netscape Communicator 4.7 on RedHat Linux 6.0.  If I don't set my CLASSPATH to anything, when I go to a page that contains a java applet Netscape gets a Bus error.  If I set my CLASSPATH to point at Netscape's java40.jar file, the pages load ok but the applets don't run.  I've apparantly missed something about setting up Netscape but I can't figure out what.  Any ideas what I need to do here?

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Rich
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I think the generic instructions for Netscape w/respect to Java is to have the install directory in your path, and to have MOZILLA_HOME pointing to the Netscape dir. The release notes state that you should only set a CLASSPATH if you're using local .class files. There are also some cautions about libc problems that you might want to take alook at.
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