Is it possible to install the sun-java6-plugin from jaunty in intrepid?
cl at isbd.net
Thu Mar 12 09:14:45 UTC 2009
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 10:33:47AM -0500, Sylphid wrote:
> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 14:18:43 +0000
> > Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> >> I have a need for the 'real' Sun Java6 plugin for my Firefox on
> >> Intrepid (xubuntu 8.10). It's not yet available for Intrepid but
> >> there is a Jaunty (9.04) version.
> >> Can anyone tell me if I can get the Jaunty version installed in
> >> Intrepid, or can I do a manual install of the Sun JRE in Intrepid and
> >> get what I want?
> > Isn't 'sun-java6-plugin' the real one? It is available in
> > synaptic-package-manager in multiverse and needs sun-java6-jre.
> I believe what Chris is referring to is that the sun-java6-plugin
> package for the amd64 platform was recently added to the jaunty
> repos but has not been back-ported yet. Sun has only released a
> 64bit version recently, and us 64bit users have been using Icedtea
> as a replacement.
That's it! .... and in my case the add-on I have been trying to make
work needs the real Sun plugin, it doesn't work with Icedtea.
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