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Old 09-22-2006, 04:46 PM   #1
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Java Runtime Environment - Debian

When I try to install JRE so that I could play some pool with a friend, I do what the install instruction says and when I go to the page, I get "Missing module" or something like that.

Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060903 Firefox/ (on the top it says Deer Park)

What should I do?
Old 09-22-2006, 04:58 PM   #2
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The simplest way to install Java, is to use the unstable repo, make sure you have non-free and install:
Package sun-java5-bin

* unstable (libs): Sun Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 [non-free]
1.5.0-08-1: amd64 i386
A simple apt-get install sun-java5-bin
Will install it .

While your at it update Firefox:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060830 Firefox/ (Debian-1.5.dfsg+

Last edited by craigevil; 09-22-2006 at 04:59 PM.
Old 09-23-2006, 02:32 AM   #3
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# apt-get install sun-java5-bin
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
E: Couldn't find package sun-java5-bin
I have stable Debian installed, could this be a problem?


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