64 bit: these are my apps

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 09:37:43 UTC 2008

2008/4/28 Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com>:
>  >  >  * Sun Java (need it for studies)
>  >
>   I need it for my studies too and I had it working on my 64-bit box.  I
>  >  believe the necessary package is called sun-java6-jdk (this is the
>  >  development kit which I assume you need - the package for just the
>  >  runtime environment is called sun-java6-jre).  If you need more, then
>  >  you can try:
>  >  apt-cache search sun java
>  >  at the command-line.
>  >
>  I can't add much to this but to say that I am running 64 bit and use
>  Firefox (really swiftweasel), java (with swift, so must be 32 bit??),
>  wine, and google earth on it. I would tell you which was 32 bit but I
>  don't remember. So anyway it can work.

Thanks, Douglas. I see that an earlier post mentioned that Java would
not work in Firefox, which is specifically what I need for studies.
You post makes me see that it is possible. I may install 64 bit later
this week. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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