[Installing Java] Re: Installation Doubts by Beginner

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Fri Jun 25 10:49:53 UTC 2010

On Jun 24, 2010, at 11:02 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> On 06/24/2010 04:57 PM, Daniel Ram wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> I'm trying to install Java in my computer, but when I try to run  
>> "rpm"
>> command, the system ask me to use alien.
>> How can I use alien? I've installed it, but I'm not sure what it is..
>> ;-( .. yet! ... The same for Debian (Is Debian a project, isn't?)
> I think you'll find these helpful. Please bookmark them & read/refer  
> to
> them when you need help:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonQuestions
> No, I'm not stating RTFM/RTM, I'm simply providing you with links that
> you should review & keep handy when you encounter a situation like  
> this.
> Admittedly some of the pages are outdated, but https:// 
> help.ubuntu.com/
> is your friend (that along with your favorate search engine using
> 'ubuntu +<whateverissueyou'relookingfor> & you can also use the
> searchbar in https://help.ubuntu.com/ in the same way that you use
> Google (it's a Google search engine on the pages).
> Here are a few more links that you might find helpful:
> http://ubuntu-manual.org/
> http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/index_main.html
> http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/download_main.html
> Regarding installing Java; it depends upon which java you wish to
> install & what you intend to use it for. It appears that you are
> attempting to install the standard sun (now Oracle) java, so I'd  
> follow
> Pete's advise and just use the 'Software Center' method that he's
> provided. If you have problems with that, then post back & we'll try  
> to
> help further.

I ran into problems installing jre as a plugin for firefox using  
"Pete's Method."

Take a look at my blog where I detail what worked for me (3 different  
methods) in my latest post.

A. Jorge Garcia
Applied Math & CS
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