[PLUG] JDK for CS Ubuntu

ritz khadgaray at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 13:42:02 PDT 2007


Hello


On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 15:38 -0400, Amit Karpe wrote:
> Hi all,
>              I am trying to install Java Dev. Kit ( JDK ) for CS Ubuntu .
> As I have limited space , I don't want to use Sun-Java5-jdk .
> I had gone through https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java and
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/JavaPolicy and also all that I get from
> http://www.google.co.in/search?q=ubuntu+java+alternatives
> 
> Which JDK I should use ? As I have very limited Space for my Live CD .
For CS students, i would suggest Sun jdk. Yes, it is big but is not as
buggy as gcj or other alternative ( such as awt/swing implementation )

  If this is a basic ( basic basic ) java course, you can check out
kaffee.

> 
> What is diff between these packages
> 1. free-java-jdk
> 2. gcj
> 3. java-gcj-compat and java-gcj-compat-dev
> 
> 
> 
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