GNU Java vs. Sun Java: What's the difference, what is better?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sat Dec 23 01:39:23 UTC 2006

On 23/12/06, John L Fjellstad <john-ubuntu at> wrote:
> "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at> writes:
> > Thanks. I've actually got the Sun Java installed, but I can't get it
> > to work with Firefox. The Kubuntu wiki is outdated, it only refers to
> > Kubuntu 5.10 and 6.06. How does one get Firefox to use the Sun Java in
> > Kubuntu 6.10?
> Did you get in from the Sun website or the repositories?
> If you enable multiverse, you can do
> aptitude install sun-java5-plugin

Thank you. Java was installed from the [k]ubuntu repos, and the
package that you mention helped. It now work. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen

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