2

This is a problem I've been facing for quite some time now : installing Java.

I have installed the following packages using Synaptic

icedtea-netx
openjdk-7-jre

A few others got installed along with it like icedtea-netx-common and a few others... But the thing is, the Java site still tells me that Java isn't installed.

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and Firefox. Any help regarding this?

  • Do you specifically want the OpenJDK? If not then look at the Oracle Java which is maintained by the webupd8 team. See: webupd8.org/2012/01/… – lordqwerty Mar 4 '13 at 20:24
1

Have you checked that your Java plugin is enabled in Firefox? Go to Tools / Add-ons / Plugins, and validate that it is enabled.

  • 1
    Thanks, apparently the icedtea-plugin package also had to be installed. Silly me. – user42933 Mar 4 '13 at 20:17

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.