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I am not sure if my question is more related about Ubuntu or Java, so pardon me!

I am trying to compile a java program but I get the following error:

package javax.comm does not exist

I have downloaded the required package comm.jar but I do not know how/where should I install/copy this file.

I read somewhere that this should be in CLASSPATH folder but I dont have this folder.

This is what I get for java -version I guess this means I have already installed Java in my system:

java version "1.6.0_24"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.11.4) (6b24-1.11.4-1ubuntu0.12.04.1)
OpenJDK Server VM (build 20.0-b12, mixed mode)

I also have these folders in /usr/lib/jvm/ :

default-java             java-1.7.0-openjdk-i386  java-6-openjdk-i386
java-1.6.0-openjdk       java-6-openjdk           java-7-openjdk-common
java-1.6.0-openjdk-i386  java-6-openjdk-common    java-7-openjdk-i386
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you need java API for communication see this

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Thanks, they said copy it to /jre/... but I don't have such folder (maybe this is an old text)...I wonder which of the folders that I listed in my question are the actual Java folder! –  Saeid87 Sep 27 '12 at 13:19
    
You have to be notified that Oracle java is not supported anymore in Ubuntu so there may be some changes between tutorials –  user61928 Sep 27 '12 at 13:21
    
you dont have jre you must install it –  user61928 Sep 27 '12 at 13:25
    
Can you summarize your link and maybe develop your answer to be more accurate ? –  NorTicUs Oct 19 '12 at 14:12

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