installing 32 bit java on 64 bit system

Hakan Koseoglu hakan at
Thu Feb 11 07:42:44 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 8:15 PM, R Kimber <richardkimber at> wrote:
> I run a 64 bit ubuntu 9.10, with 64 bit java installed, but have an
> application that needs the 32 bit jre.  I assume it's possible for 32 bit
> and 64 bit java to coexist - is there a document somewhere that describes
> how to install the 32 bit version on a 64 bit Ubuntu; and will the
> application automatically be able to detect the right version?
You can always use Sun's own distribution from (tar.gz
version) and use your own PATH and JAVA_HOME for this application.

Hakan (m1fcj) -

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