Sun Java and Netbeans

B.W. Willems info at
Tue May 15 02:28:54 UTC 2007

It seems it cannot download the whole IDE itself. The script Synaptic
provides is merely an installer for the Netbeans package you can
download at the provided url. My suggestion is download the package and
put it in /tmp with the given permissions, then hit Enter in Synaptic to

On Mon, 2007-05-14 at 21:11 -0500, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> Has anyone been able to get synaptic to install these packages? It keeps 
> stopping and telling me to manually go download packages, change their 
> ownership and copy them into /tmp. Worse, the URL's can't be copy and 
> pasted - and it doesn't tell us specifically what file to get. Obviously the 
> way around it is to forget about Synaptic and apt and manually download and 
> install the packages from the Sun site.
> I was just wondering if anyone had managed to use this. If so, how?
> ---Michael

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