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How do I update the latest version of java to my ubuntu 11.04 having difficulties need instructions on how and what to do to get downloaded to my ubuntu 11.04?

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What sort of problems are you having? Your question is a bit vague. –  VBwhatnow Jun 25 '12 at 7:39
If you mean Java 7, this is most likely not available on 11.04...if it is any, then via binary installation (outside of apt) or via a ppa. –  Bobby Jun 25 '12 at 8:26
when i do download java 6 or 7 jdk or jdr i cant find a progam to open the files with or it say there is an error of some kind and how would i go about installing via binary installion method and what a ppa? –  sonny Jun 25 '12 at 9:24

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