Install Java (JRE and the Java Plugin) In Ubuntu 10.10

To install Java in Ubuntu 10.10, follow these steps:

1. Press ALT + F2 and enter this:

gksu /usr/bin/software-properties-gtk

2. Then go to the “Other Software” tab and the first repository on the list should be “ maverick partner” – enable this repository (both lines). Then click “Close” and when prompted, click “Reload”.

3. Then simply search for “sun java” in Ubuntu Software Center and install JRE and the Java plugin, or install it from a terminal using the following command:

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

With Regards,
S. Praveen


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