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If you're already running linux you'll probably want to integrate our java changes rather than re-install.

These instructions are based on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (the version the cd is based on). This process will vary between distributions.

Install java

From a terminal run:

sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk

This will install java on your system

Adding Files for First Year java

Programs in first year java rely on extra classes and jars not part of normal java.

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Setting the classpath

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This will download a script that sets the classpath to include the jars/class we just downloaded. This script is ran for all shells.

More about how we build the CD

The above is how we added the java support onto the image used to build the live cd. For more about how the live cd was actually constructed read

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