Linked Questions

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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 ...
25
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2answers
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How to install the Java plugin for Firefox? [duplicate]

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 ...
346
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23answers
570k views

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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1answer
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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: ...
17
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5answers
87k 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 ...
31
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12answers
99k views

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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1answer
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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 ...
6
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2answers
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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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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
370 views

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:
14
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5answers
11k views

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 ...
2
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1answer
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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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3answers
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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 ...
0
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1answer
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Don't Know How To Install Softwares In Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want To Know How To Download And Install Software. I Know that I can download software from Ubuntu software center, but there are a lot of software that are not available in Ubuntu Software Center. ...

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