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Install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Debian

Currently, Debian”Lenny” doesn’t have a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) package avaliable in the repositories that can easily be install with Aptitude (apt-get). There are ways around this, and here’s a way I found to get around it. more here

2 Responses to “Install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Debian” »

  1. Comment by Steve — April 20, 2009 @ 11:11 pm

    So what is the sun-java5-jre package then?

    Is this not a Java Runtime Environment?

  2. Comment by Debianero Rumbero — April 21, 2009 @ 5:22 pm

    Huh?

    What are these options then?

    http://packages.debian.org/lenny/sun-java6-jre
    http://packages.debian.org/lenny/sun-java5-jre
    http://packages.debian.org/lenny/default-jre (for amd64)

    Just make available non-free in your /etc/apt/sources.list

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