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java on xfce4 (package has no installation canadate!?)

So i wanted to get minecraft on my chromebook but i need java for that so i go to my terminal and type: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk...and it says: package 'sun-java6-jdk' has no ...
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Just recentlygot Ubuntu and have no idea what to do [on hold]

Assume I have absolutely no idea what im doing,Im trying to just get used to and set up some basic things using this OS, tried to install Java and couldnt even manage that. If possible, id like to be ...
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How to install the Java plugin for Firefox?

I am trying to install Java and plugins for Firefox. I installed both the JDK and JRE. When I try with the sudo update-alternatives --config java command it shows only one choice available. Plugins ...
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Are PPA's safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?

I see a lot of interesting programs out there that can only be obtained by adding a "PPA" to the system but, if I'm understanding correctly, we should stay within the official "repositories" for ...
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How can I install Sun/Oracle's proprietary Java JDK 6/7/8 or JRE?

I want to install Oracle's JRE and to update to the latest version with the Software Updater when they released. Is there a Ubuntu package that is provided by Canonical or Oracle? Before release Java ...
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bash: /usr/bin/java: No such file or directory

i have installed jdk1.8.0 manually from the oracle website. i have followed the steps written in this website. At last when i executed java -version command i got this result:- bash: /usr/bin/java: ...
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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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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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How do I install Oracle Java on 12.04 such that it works in Google Chrome/Chromium?

I've looked at the other questions asked on this subject and I got OpenJDK and its plugin for web browsers but it isn't working for me. Please help me here, would be much appreciated if someone could ...
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Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), 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 ...
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Installing java for 32 bit on a 64bit OS on terminal

I am using Ubuntu trusty tar 64 bit and I want to install Java 32bit. I have removed the previous java runtime environment which was 64 bit. Now i need help how can I do this on the command line? I ...
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How do I run minecraft using a command

I am using SSR to record and I chose the option "record an opengl game" and I'm wondering what I put in the command spot:
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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 repository. Before Java was taken from all repositories I had purchased Minecraft for play in Ubuntu. After ...
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openjdk-7-jre on Ubuntu 10.10

As mentioned here, by running this command you can install Java 7 JRE. $ sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre But sometimes I can't find the package in the official repository of Ubuntu even after ...
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./configure no such file or directory even after installing build essentials

I'm trying to install Java SE 7 on my ubuntu 13.04. I have already downloaded tar.gz file and extracted. But when I wrote in terminal: ./configure I saw this message bash: ./configure: No such ...

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