I can not install sun java on lucid . has it been droped?

Asked by Dave Stroud

I get a message when i try to install sun java 6 that there is a reference to it but there is no way to install. Has sun java been removed from lucid?

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Best George Standish (george-standish-deactivatedaccount) said :

I can confirm that it is not presently there, I don't know if it will be at some future time or not.

You can install openjdk-6-jre or openjdk-6-jdk. For a web browser plugin try icedtea6-plugin

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Dave Stroud (bigdavesr) said :

thats answers the question. Was not what I wanted to hear. Thank you