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 1. Add the {{{hoary-extras}}} repository (AddingRepositoriesHowto)
 2. Search
for {{{sun-j2re1.5}}} in synaptic and install it.

This will configure the Firefox Java plugin.
Alternatively, y
ou can build your own Java package by following the instructions on JavaPackageBuildNewVersions.
Sun's Java is no longer in the hoary-extras repository, and has been taken out for legal reasons. You can  build your own Java package by following the instructions on JavaPackageBuildNewVersions.

Java for i386

Sun's Java is no longer in the hoary-extras repository, and has been taken out for legal reasons. You can build your own Java package by following the instructions on JavaPackageBuildNewVersions.

Breezy

In BreezyBadger, Java is available as the j2re1.4 and j2se1.4 packages in the multiverse repository. In order to get Java plugins working in your browser, you may have to manually install libxp6 until the [https://launchpad.net/malone/bugs/2183 relevant bug] in the packaging gets fixed.

Java on other Architechtures

Ubuntu PPC, please see: ["JavaPPC"]. Ubuntu AMD64, please see: ["JavaAMD64"].

Installing the JDK

If you want to install the Java compiler as well as the runtime environment, the easiest thing to do is to [https://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp get it directly from Sun]. Take care to use the "Linux self-extracting file" version. Converting the RPM with alien will not work.

Then follow the instructions as set forth on JavaPackageBuildNewVersions to create a .deb file you can install using dpkg.

Java (last edited 2008-08-06 16:24:58 by localhost)