Install sun-java6-sdk on Ubuntu

1. Go to command Line  (HOW)

2. Add new repository to Ubuntu  (HOW)

3.Get the updates now and run the Install command as follows

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk

4. this will install  java sdk


5. after successful installation, Configuration screen will be popped up


6. Check if everything is ok



How to add new repository to Ubuntu

Ubuntu has a great collection for software . To get the required software/application user can connect to the internet and can add/install software directly from this location.

How to do it ?

1. Go to command line –Terminal

If you do not know how to do that than please see my Post :

2.  You must run this command under ROOT

command ‘sudo’ will allow you to run a command under root.

command ‘add-apt-repository’ is to add new repository


sudo add-apt-repository “YOUR REPOSITORY URL”


Not you need to supply your password to proceed.