In order to run PPSHK on a linux system, we need to install the Java JRE.
Versions of Java JRE before SE6 Update 10 will not run, confirmed by the PPS technician.
Download the RPM of Java JRE SE6 Update 10 RC from sun.com
Once the download complete, launch the terminal and navigate to the folder
The installer should start. When it has completed the installation, confirm the following file exists
This can be done by listing the folder
Once confirmed, a symbolic link should be created in the plugin folder of mozilla
ln -s /usr/java/jre1.6.0_10/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so /home/[USER]/.mozilla/plugin/libjavaplugin_oji.so
replace [USER] to your username
Finally, close and restart Firefox, check if the java plugin has been loaded. In address bar, type