This tut will allow you to install a java environment that will allow you to run apps on your firefox/konqueror.
We will now install the following Java packages
sun-java6-bin - Contains the binaries
sun-java6-demo - Contains demos and examples
sun-java6-doc - Contains the documentation
sun-java6-fonts - Contains the Lucida TrueType fonts from the JRE
sun-java6-jdk - Contains the metapackage for the JDK
sun-java6-jre - Contains the metapackage for the JRE
sun-java6-plugin - Contains the plug-in for Mozilla-based browsers
sun-java6-source - Contains source files for the JDK
Installing the Java Runtime Environment
1) In terminal, enter the following command:2) Once it downloads the packages and begins the installation, you’ll get a screen that contains the Sun Operating System Distributor License for Java and hit Enter to continue. You’ll see a dialog that asks you if you agree with the DLJ license terms. Select Yes, and hit Enter; the JRE will finish installing.Code:sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts
First, check that the JRE is properly installed by running the following command from a terminal.
You should get similar output
java version “1.6.0″
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0-b105)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0-b105, mixed mode, sharing)
Making sure java works on Firefox:
Open Firefox and typein the address bar and check for java plugin.Code:about:plugins
Making sure Java works on Konqueror
Go to any website that uses a java applet and see if it runs. If it doesn't run, clickin the Konqueror top bar, go toCode:Toolsand make sure the "Java" option is ticked.Code:HTML Settings
Feel free to post any questions.