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Old 04-05-2009, 09:50 PM   #1
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Question How do I get Hotjava browser to work?

Heya guys. I'm having trouble installing Hotjava Browser 3.0 on Ubuntu 8.10. It seems like a good browser, and i LOVE testing browsers, so i thought i'd give it a go.

Well, i don't know how to get the .sfx file to work. Any ideas anybody?
Old 04-05-2009, 10:19 PM   #2
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Talk about Blasts from the Past!

HotJava (including the "latest" version, HotJava 3.0) is wildly obsolete.

If you want to install it, however, you'll need to:

1. Download a copy of Java 1.1 from (the current version is Java 6!)

2. Follow these instructions (pay particular attention to the "chmod +rx" part):

'Hope that helps .. PSM
Old 04-05-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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I have no idea where to find a download for Java 1.1...

Jeez! I thought that HotJava browser had been discontinued recently! So much for them creating their own default browser for their OS lol
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Actually, with HJB being so old and un-updated for so long, I don't wanna use it... seriously though, it looks like IE3 or something. Then again, it was around with IE4 and Netscape 4.3... Thank you for the help Paul =)


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