September 28, 2010 · General · Email This Post

Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Java applications are compiled to bytecode, which at runtime is either interpreted or compiled to native machine code for execution.

The language itself derives much of its syntax from C and C++ but has a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. JavaScript, a scripting language, shares a similar name and has similar syntax, but is not directly related to Java.

Install java in ubuntu 10.10

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sun-java-community-team/sun-java6

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install sun-java6

Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid) users also can install java using this PPA

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35 Comments to “How to Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) using PPA”

  1. Evans says:

    I’m not able to start java6 on my ubuntu10.10

  2. greg says:

    everything works fine but its old version ( 1.6.0_21 ) i must install _31, any idea how to 🙂

  3. Evans says:

    Install netbeans, It will install everything.

    //copy the command in the terminal

    sudo apt-get netbeans

  4. jonny rocket says:

    i put the “*” at the end and presto! works.

  5. ensi says:

    me too i have this prblm, di you have any solition plizz

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