Java

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Java for i386

  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.

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]. Follow their [https://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/install-linux.html installation instructions]; however, make sure that you use the "Linux self-extracting file" version. Converting the RPM with alien will not work.