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Java on Debian including Firefox plugin

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Here you’ve got a comprehensive guide of installing Java on Debian GNU/Linux and enabling it on Firefox.

First of all get the JDK package from java.sun.com. File name should look like jdk-[version]-linux-[architecture].bin. While it’s downloading edit your /etc/apt/sources.list and add contrib non-free repositories.

# vi /etc/apt/sources.list

and add following line:

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