Make Java work. How?

Herman Aalderink hermanaa at
Wed Sep 13 10:19:32 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-09-08 at 13:02 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> Justin Gallardo wrote:
> > Herman wrote:
> >> I need to install JAVA.
> >> Do I?
> >> Synaptic tells me that many Java packages are installed.
> >> How do I get Java to work for me?
> >>
> >> Herman in PHL.
> >>
> >
> >
> > I think that this will help you out.
> > Cheers!
> >
> I don't think that he is a developer. It appears that all he needs to
> install is JRE not JSE. Plus he'll still need to install JRE to get his
> application to work. I think that the next set of instructions is more
> appropriate:
> ====
>  How to install JRE v5.0 Update 8

All I need is Java on my default Ubuntu 6.06. (+ auto-updates)
My FireFox is
JAVA is installed acc to synaptic. (why doesn't it work??)

Thank you for the many suggestions.
I am trying them out one by one.
EasyUbuntu did not work for me (I have a report on file).
Still to try the other suggestions. Incl the above one.
I am enjoying Ubuntu. Even if without JAVA and Macromedia-FlashPlayer.

Herman (lost Dutchman) in Philippines.

Using Linux-Ubuntu. No more Windows.
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