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How do I install Oracle JDK 6? [duplicate]

Most of the software is not thoroughly tested with Java 7 and I would like to install Oracle's JDK 6.0 on Ubuntu 11.10. Could someone please provide me the instructions for the same?
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9answers
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How to completely uninstall Java?

How can I completely remove all traces of Java on my system? I already know how to install it in case I need it again.
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12answers
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How can I install Minecraft?

I have tried many tutorials but none of them are clear enough. I have also tried installing it using Wine but it won't update and Wine goes gray and stops working. Does anybody know an easy way to ...
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5answers
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UPNP / DLNA (client) player recommendations?

Since neither VLC stable / VLC nightly builds / Totem with Coherence Plugin work properly in oneiric I'm searching for an alternative to watch media streamed from my seagate dockstar using minidlna as ...
13
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5answers
56k views

How to compile a .java file

How can I compile a .java file. What programs will I need and if I need java jdk I need help installing that. I'm very new to ubuntu so any program I need to install I will need a tutorial on how to ...
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2answers
71k views

How to install Java plugin in Firefox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Java and plugins for firefox. I installed both jdk and jre. When I try with the sudo update-alternatives --config java command it shows only one choice available. Plugins are ...
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5answers
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Will Sun's Java be available from Canonical's partner repository?

I just discovered that Oracle's (Sun's) Java6 has vanished from the Canonical's partner repo. Before java was taken from all repositories I had purchased Minecraft for play in Ubuntu. After recent ...
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2answers
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Java on Ubuntu server 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused at the moment. My back story in short, is that I'm trying to set up a Minecraft server on an Ubuntu server I've recently set up, obviously to do this I needed Java, but after ...
5
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4answers
26k views

How to set environmental variable PATH?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 and downloaded jdk7 from java.sun.com. That jdk is a compressed file and on extraction there I got all the files and folders of jdk1.7.0. But now if I tries to compile a java ...
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4answers
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How to install JDK and Netbeans?

I have downloaded a .bin file for JDK and am trying to install it. I have used these commands: chmod +x jdk-6u23-linux-i586.bin sudo ./jdk-6u23-linux-i586.bin and got this output: sudo: ...
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4answers
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What tools do I need to install for Java Development?

I am newbie to Ubuntu and I need to install tools for Java development on that platform. I see by the Ubuntu Software Center that I have this installed: OpenJDK java 6 runtime icedtea java 6 web ...
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4answers
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How to get icedtea7-plugin?

On Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric), I installed openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jdk but could not find icedtea7-plugin. How to get the plugin? $ java -version java version "1.7.0_147-icedtea" OpenJDK Runtime ...
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3answers
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Trouble installing Java due to “./install.sfx: not found” error

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to install Java and so I downloaded the 32-bit self extracting .bin file from http://www.java.com and tried to install it according to their instruction. ...
5
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2answers
12k views

Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04, I cannot get the Java verification applet to work (needless to say I cannot get any Java applications on the browser working). I already tried uninstalling and ...
5
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3answers
23k views

Java command not found

Follow the instruction to setup Java on Ubuntu 11.10 from How do I install Java?. Running following command to install: sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk After it succeeded and I typed "java", ...

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