Articles about JRE’

Jan 18, 2009

Finally, Sun release 64 Bit Browser Plugin Support for JRE (almost)

Finally, Sun release 64 Bit Browser Plugin Support for JRE (almost) Posted by in Linux, Ubuntu 6 comments

Update 05/02/09: Sun have actually released the update – no more beta –  so I’ve modified “Install Java JRE 1.6.0 (Update x) in Linux as the Default Java Runtime, including Firefox Browser Plugin” to reflect this (even the title has changed – although the URL remains the same!). The following tutorial remains for reference etc. […]


Aug 2, 2008

Install Java JRE 1.6.0 (Update x) in Linux as the Default Java Runtime, including Firefox Browser Plugin

Posted by in Featured, Linux, Ubuntu 110 comments

I wanted the latest version of Sun’s JRE installed on my system, and to have it set up as the default Java Runtime Environment whenever I ran a Java executable, or Jar file. It’s actually a pretty easy process, so this is a relatively short tutorial, but I’ll cover both the 32 bit and 64 […]


Apr 30, 2008

64 Bit Azureus BitTorrent Client with 64 Bit JRE

Posted by in Ubuntu, Web Development 2 comments

I love the fact that a huge amount of the applications I regularly use are available via the package manager, but sometimes, I like to install applications myself. Azureus is one such application – I wanted to install the latest x64 version, and utilise the x64 JRE I had installed for the x64 Eclipse IDE. […]