Java and the recommendations that have been made

Stuart Bishop stuart.bishop at canonical.com
Thu Sep 30 08:19:01 UTC 2004


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list wrote:
|
| Is there any way to just use the .bin file from java.com? Since there
| is  no root user, it doesn't seem to want to install to all the
| different  directories... I could try hand placing all the files, but
| anytime I  wanted to update, this would be a major hassle. I know that
| java is  proprietary, but it would be great if there were an easier way
| to get it  running.
|

j2re-1_4_2_05-linux-i586.bin worked for me. If you want to run it as root:
	sudo ./j2re-1_4_2_05-linux-i586.bin

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Stuart Bishop <stuart.bishop at canonical.com>   http://www.canonical.com/
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