advice getting jre installed
admin2 at enabled.com
Fri Jun 30 23:45:26 UTC 2006
On Fri, 30 Jun 2006 11:27:22 -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote
> On 6/30/06, Noah <admin2 at enabled.com> wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> > weird. I am finding that Java 1.4.2 is installed. and I am not able to find
> > J2SE 5.0 with the synaptic app.
> > What might I be doing wrong?
> You're using the GNU gcj that came installed with the system. It's
> compatible with Java 1.4.2. It's apparent that you don't have
> Multiverse enabled, which is an optional software repository
> containing redistributal commercial software packaged for Ubuntu.
> What you need to do is add the following to your
> /etc/apt/sources.list or drop in a file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d
> call, for example, multiverse.list (which is what I do):
> # Ubuntu Multiverse (Community Support)
> deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper multiverse
> deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper multiverse
> deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-updates multiverse
> deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ dapper-updates multiverse
> deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security multiverse
> deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu dapper-security multiverse
> Once you've done that:
thank you - things are much happier now.
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