Natty 64-bit is installed. iMindmap 5 a Java 32 program will not run correctly.

Is installing 32-bit Java a possible solution?

  • Yes it should work. – Alvar Sep 4 '11 at 10:18

It should be possible - obviously you will need to manually flip between 64bit or 32bit Java depending upon the application you will be using:

Using the ‘Ubuntu Software Center’ just search for ‘Java 32′ and install (if not installed) the 32-bit JRE. Currently it is called ‘ia32-sun-java6-bin’.

Next open your terminal window and and run:

sudo update-alternatives --config java. 

This will you give you various versions of Java running on your Ubuntu machine. Simply select the 32-bit instance of the JRE you prefer and press enter.

Next we need to check that we have the right version of Java running. Do this by entering java -version in the terminal window.

You should see similar output as:

java version “1.6.0_07″
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_07-b06)
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 10.0-b23, mixed mode)
  1. Linked Question: 'Permission denied' while installing 32-bit Java (JDK/JRE) on 64-bit Ubuntu

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  • or use update-java-alternatives which is a shortcut, specifically for java. – user unknown Sep 4 '11 at 11:18
  • Can we run 2 application at a time when 1 uses 64-bit Java and another uses 32-bit Java? – iammilind Aug 18 '13 at 16:53

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