Derek Broughton news at
Mon Jan 29 15:13:09 UTC 2007

Chris Bannister wrote:

> Erik Schmidt wrote:
>> what package(s) should I install to use java on ubuntu?
> if you want sun java and you're using 6.10 then try:
> sun-java-bin and sun-java-plugin
Actually sun-java5-jdk for javac.  It's sun-java5... for the other packages
(and ...java6..., in feisty, for the latest sun packages).

And you have to enable multiverse in /etc/apt/sources.list

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