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October 19th, 2008, 07:07 AM
ive downloaded JRE 6 and JDK 6 both as a bin file, now i want to install them so that i can start java programming on ubuntu.

how to use these files for installation?

October 19th, 2008, 10:05 AM
Change directory to wher the file has downloaded, then make it executable

chmod a+x filename.bin

To run the file

./ filename.bin although it might need root rights - in that case
sudo ./filename.bin