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this is the output thrown when i typed java -version he program 'java' can be found in the following packages: * gcj-4.4-jre-headless * gcj-4.5-jre-headless * openjdk-6-jre-headless Try: sudo apt-get install

please suggest me an alternative to install java on my machine.

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marked as duplicate by Warren Hill, chronitis, Eric Carvalho, Kevin Bowen, belacqua Oct 24 '13 at 22:13

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Go to Ubuntu Software Center and search for "OpenJDK Java 7". That's what I'm using and it has worked flawlessly for me so far!

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