Java for use in Firefox and Open Office - which packages to download?

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at
Sat Dec 6 22:39:56 UTC 2008

Sundar Nagarajan wrote:
> If you are on a 64-bit platform, you'll need openjdk, which has a 64-bit 
> Java applet plugin (note that a regular Java JVM / JRE is different from 
> a browser plugin). The following are the java-related packages that I 
> have installed for this purpose:
> java-common
> libaccess-bridge-java
> openjdk-6-jre
> openjdk-6-jre-headless
> openjdk-6-jre-lib
> tzdata-java
To clarify, these will install 64 bit java?  I have a new 64 bit 
computer soon to install.


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