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On Ubuntu I've installed the Sun JRE from http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu oneiric and am at Version 6 update 26. (Outlined in the accepted answer here)

I downloaded the bin file for Version 6 update 31 but don't know how to update Ubuntu to use it.

I tried running the bin file which ran fine, but update-alternatives --config java tells me there's only one java installed in /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/jre/bin/java.

Is there some tutorial somewhere that goes through the upgrade process?

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How-to for JRE 6 update 31 (32/64 bit version) for ubuntu.

http://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/java

cheers.

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I'd note that should that link go down, your answer would be useless. You may want to edit in essential information into your answer as a result – Journeyman Geek Feb 24 '13 at 5:46

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