Zotero had been working fine in combination with OpenOffice until a recent update.
After the update, attempts to insert a citation gave an error message:
‘Firefox could not load the component required to communicate with your word processor. Please ensure that the appropriate Firefox extension is installed, then try again.’
A useful reply on
said to try removing the icedtea6-plugin package, i.e.:
sudo apt-get remove icedtea6-plugin
I did this and Bingo! The Zotero problem was fixed.
(This was on ubuntu 9.10.)
jon 2010-05-28 00:23:27
Unfortunately, I did not have the same luck that you did with that fix.I am still getting the error. I am considering a reinstall of firefox, but I am unsure if that will help at this time. I will post back when I find a solution.
boomi 2010-05-28 12:17:19
i worked for me in ubuntu 10.04 64 bit. Thanks lot.
JP 2010-11-09 20:43:38
In my case I had the same problem and I could solve it installing this package, sun-java6-plugin, directly from the repositories.