FreeBSD Download Sun Java JDK and JRE 1.5 Binaries

Posted on in Categories News last updated April 6, 2006

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the official Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Java Development Kit (JDK) for FreeBSD. The Foundation negotiated a license with Sun Microsystems to distribute these FreeBSD binaries. The binaries are based on JDK 1.5 and work with the official FreeBSD 5.4 and FreeBSD 6.0 releases on the i386 platform.

You can download it online here. See official announcement/press release for more info.

This is good news for all java developers.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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