Is a free and open source implementation of the Java programming language. It may be installed from the software centre.

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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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How to replace OpenJDK 6 with OpenJDK 7?

Surprisingly (as OpenJDK 7 was released to general availability about 4 months ago) Ubuntu 11.10 still uses OpenJDK 6 instead of 7 by default. How do I best fix this? I'd prefer to remove OpenJDK 6 ...
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Where is the openJDK console window?

I am used to java-sun JDK on windows and its console: It is very convenient to debug an applet. Is there such console with open-jdk on ubuntu?
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What's the difference between OpenJDK and Sun Java for the end user?

For users running Java application or applets in the browser, what difference does it make running either Sun Java or OpenJDK? EDIT Oracle will be retiring the DLJ, and basing the proprietary ...
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How do I remove OpenJDK?

I had removed OpenJDK installed by default from Ubuntu Software Center. Eclipse had been showing that Installed JRE is OpenJDK. I wanted eclipse should be configured to jdk I already installed and ...
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Can't upgrade packages, it gets stuck on openjdk-6-jre-headless

I am using Ubuntu Maverick (server). When I run: apt-get upgrade it gets stuck on: Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless (6b20-1.9.7-0ubuntu1) ... Why? And what can I do to stop it? I tried ...
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How do I install Java?

How do I install Java, including in my browser, so websites with Java work?
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I cannot install Java. It locks

Here is where it locks-up: Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless (6b20-1.9.7-0ubuntu1) ... Even control-c does not stop it. I have to close the ssh session by closing the terminal. I have tried two ...
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How can I install other applications after a failed installation using apt-get?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64. I tried to install Java using apt-get install openjdk-6-jre but that fails, see ca-certificates-java fails to install. Now I would like to install PHP with ...
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ca-certificates-java fails when trying to install openjdk-6-jre

I use a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64. I want to use Java and run the command sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre but it fails because the installation encounted errors while processing ...
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The annoyed configuration of java-6-openjdk

I want to change the java environment to java-6-openjdk. /etc/environment: PATH="/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games" JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/ ...
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Firefox Hangs on ubuntu when loading java applets

I am using Firefox 3.6.12 on ubuntu 10.10 amd64 with Openjdk JRE. Firefox seems to hang for a long time when loading applets from websites using java. Things seem to work smoothly on Windows. I have ...