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Tue Feb 10 02:26:42 GMT 2009
On Monday 09 February 2009 5:27:48 pm Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2009/2/9 Matteo Charlie Ichino <S3245101 at studenti.unige.it>:
> > hi all
> > I'm a new kubuntu user and as first attempt to use the terminal I am
> > trying to install the java plugin jre-6u12-linux-i586-rpm.bin but
> > something keeps going wrong.
> > could you please explain me exactly which commands I should type?
> > thank you very much
> > matte
> You don't need to download java, it is in the repository. Do a search
> for sun and you will find the package sun-java6-jre. I don't know if
> the browser plugin is in it or if it is in another package.
Also, Kubuntu doesn't use RPM's so the .bin file wouldn't do you any good
unless you know how to convert it to a .deb file.
use this command:
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-plugin
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