Java install

D Wilkins dweebw100 at
Tue Mar 28 00:56:04 UTC 2006

Matthias Klose <doko at> wrote:>  Am I missing a package???....any help/info most appreciated.

on both platforms, please use

  apt-get install j2sdk1.4

after adding the multiverse section to your list of sources.

.....Thank you Matthias...edited the sources.list file and then used "adept" to get & install  successfully jre....
 ...these new distributions are a bit of a mystery to me...I'm use to retrieving & compiling from source....
 If you would, can you explain why the  files from Sun & wouldn't install ???????
 ...again...thanks very much....bill.....

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