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

Art Alexion art.alexion at
Thu Dec 18 19:53:16 UTC 2008

On Sunday 07 December 2008 7:56:22 am David McGlone wrote:
> > For the last two Kubuntu versions flash and java has worked OK for me
> > on my 64 bit processor.

I have made it a practice not to install firefox from the ubuntu repos onto 
kubuntu because it installs gnome as a dependency.  Problem is, if you don't 
do that and install firefox from mozilla, you will have problems.

Gnome should not be a firefox dependency.  I wish someone would fix that.
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