John Bokma MexIT
freelance Perl programmer

Comments: Manual installation of Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu

1 comment

In the evening I installed the Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. Since Oracle Java is no longer available via the default repositories I decided to manually install Java instead of adding a repository and possibly installing an older version. Since I need Java to run programs like Apache Ant, Apache FOP, and Saxon for my work as a freelance Perl programmer I prefer to use the Oracle Java over OpenJDK even though the latter might be a solid alternative for my purposes.

Read the rest of Manual installation of Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu.


Thank you John.

My situation exactly, and solved by these concise instructions.

Posted by GlynnR at 13:58 GMT on 10 March 2012

Post a comment

Note that your comment doesn't show up immediately. I review each comment before I add it to this site.

Check the Follow this page option if you want to receive an email each time a comment is posted to this page, including yours. A link to turn this option off will be included with each email.

Internet adresses will be converted automatically. You can use the following notation to specify anchor text for a link: [url=]example text[/url].