advice getting jre installed

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at
Fri Jun 30 15:57:25 UTC 2006

On 6/30/06, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> > "Suffice it to say that Sun's J2SE 5.0 Release 7 is already packaged
> > in the Multiverse repository for Ubuntu.
> Doh!  Sorry.  I've been caught responding to something without reading the
> whole post.  Funny thing is, I had read the footnotes...

No worries, Derek. :-)  Suffice it to say that I made a mistake, too.
It's not J2SE 5.0 Release 7 that's in Multiverse, it's J2SE 5.0
Release 6. ;-)

cbell at demeter:~$ java -version
java version "1.5.0_06"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_06-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_06-b05, mixed mode, sharing)
cbell at demeter:~$


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