Java and Ubuntu?

Shawn adonijah at
Tue Sep 21 18:11:41 UTC 2004

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 13:46:56 -0400, Brett Kirksey
<ubuntu-users at> wrote:
> I have a Windows using friend I told about Ubuntu. He's all for going
> Microsoft free. :-) Anyway, he got it running on his PC yesterday and
> has been checking out serveral of his most frequented Web pages. A
> couple contain Java applets that aren't working in FireFox. My question
> is, is Java supported in Ubuntu? If not, will it be eventually? If so,
> how do you get the applets working in FireFox?

The FAQ contains many helpful answers to your questions, including this one:

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