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Old 06-18-2009, 11:01 AM   #1
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Java in linuux

Hello everyone,
I want to install jdk in ubuntu 8.10. But i am not able to find it's setup file on the net. I wanted to know whether jdk works in linux or not and if it does where can I find it's setup.
Thank you.
Old 06-18-2009, 11:08 AM   #2
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Did you check Sun's website You might also consider using Google and searching "jdk ubuntu install" or something similar to find instructions specific to Ubuntu.
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Available from repository.

Connect to the internet. Open a Terminal. Issue the command:
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk
Old 06-18-2009, 01:26 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by arochester View Post
Available from repository.

Connect to the internet. Open a Terminal. Issue the command:
...and probably you will have to install java plugin manually in your web browser.
for example:


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