Sun Java JRE

Java 6


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Application Details:

Version: 1.6.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.17

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Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

Using the JVM to run a simple application called NetLogo

What does not

Installation does not complete without a workaround.

Also, only 32-bit (JDK 6u45) will install.



The solution to the installation problem is below.

Make the subdirectories

(Point and Click Method)

  1. Open Home Folder
  2. Open .wine
  3. Open drive_c
  4. Open users/
  5. Create Folder appdata
  6. Open appdata
  7. Create Folder LocalLow
  8. Open LocalLow
  9. Create Folder Sun


cd /home/`whoami`/.wine/drive_c/users/`whoami`/
mkdir -p appdata/LocalLow/Sun

*NOTE: appdata/LocalLow/Sun IS case sensitive, so type it exactly as is shown

What was not tested

Various other things such as internet access, printing, other applications, etc.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint 20 "Ulyana"Sep 17 20205.17No, but has workaround Yes YesGoldHamish McIntyre-Bhatty 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 29 20121.4Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 18 20101.3.7Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 14 20101.3.6No Not installable GarbageGeorge Edison 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 16 20101.2.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

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