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?

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

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

cheers.

  • 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

Your Answer

 

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.