a total newbie to all this......

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 25 08:38:39 CDT 2005

On Friday 22 April 2005 13:04, ian mooney wrote:
> the terminal scares the hell out of me but i need to install java runtime.
> ive managed to download it to desktop but not got a clue what to do with it
> next. itsabin file if that means anything. dont laugh at my
> ineptitude.......please help!

For this, I go outside Ubuntu.  I use blackdown at 

You can use kaffe, which should be available in ubuntu, but I don't trust it 
(it's not 100% compatible with a java jre or sdk).

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