[Java] Re: 10.04 Release

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 21 22:24:33 UTC 2010

On 06/21/2010 02:15 PM, John Graddy wrote:
> I recently upgraded my System-76 laptop.  I used the on-line update and
> all went smoothly.
> Later, I downloaded the 32 bit version of 10.04 from the Ubuntu site and
> installed Lucid in a dual boot configuration with an existing windows
> desktop system. 
> Java applets work fine on the laptop.  However, there is no trace of
> Java on the desktop system.  I have read the Lucid release notes
> concerning openjdk-6 but didn't find it helpful.
> Is there a way to get java applets working again?

This might be of help:

Assuming that you prefer to use the sun java (now Oracle):

Open Synaptic & enter: java6 in the 'Quick search'. Install
sun-java6-jre sun-java6-bin sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts
Or from a terminal:

$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-bin sun-java6-plugin

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