Problems installing Sun Java SDK on Ubuntu

I've followed the instructions for installing the sun java sdk, but something's wrong.  I've checked canonical partners in Other Software

tac@xps-L502X:~/PhpStorm-111.19/bin$ sudo apt-get update
Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease
Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg [198 B]                                                                                                                                                             
Get:2 http://dl.google.com stable Release [1,347 B]                                                                                                                                                               
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease                                                                                                           
Ign http://archive.canonical.com oneiric InRelease                                         
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security InRelease                                  
Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease                                         
Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates InRelease                                 
Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports InRelease                               
Get:3 http://dl.google.com stable/main i386 Packages [765 B]                               
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main TranslationIndex                                                                                   
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric Release.gpg                                                                 
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric Release.gpg                                       
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release.gpg                                
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric Release.gpg                                       
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric Release                                               
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric Release                                                                  
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release                                                           
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates Release.gpg                                
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Sources                                                                 
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports Release.gpg                             
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric/partner Sources             
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main Sources         
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main i386 Packages                                    
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main TranslationIndex                                 
Hit http://archive.canonical.com oneiric/partner i386 Packages                             
Ign http://archive.canonical.com oneiric/partner TranslationIndex                          
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric Release                                           
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted Sources                                                                      
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe Sources                                                 
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse Sources   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main i386 Packages   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted i386 Packages
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en_US               
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates Release                                   
Ign http://dl.google.com stable/main Translation-en                                                                                     
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe i386 Packages                                                                  
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse i386 Packages                   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main TranslationIndex                      
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse TranslationIndex                
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted TranslationIndex                
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe TranslationIndex                  
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main Translation-en                        
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports Release           
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Sources                
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted Sources          
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe Sources                                                         
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse Sources                                                       
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main i386 Packages                                 
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted i386 Packages                           
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse Translation-en                  
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe i386 Packages                            
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted Translation-en                  
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse i386 Packages                          
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main TranslationIndex       
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse TranslationIndex                       
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted TranslationIndex                       
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe TranslationIndex                         
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main Sources                              
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted Sources                        
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe Sources                          
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe Translation-en                    
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse Sources  
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main i386 Packages  
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main Sources      
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse Sources
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en         
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main Translation-en
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.canonical.com oneiric/partner Translation-en_US
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted Translation-en
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe Translation-en
Ign http://archive.canonical.com oneiric/partner Translation-en
Fetched 2,310 B in 1s (1,432 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done
tac@xps-L502X:~/PhpStorm-111.19/bin$

But the second step it fails:

tac@xps-L502X:~/PhpStorm-111.19/bin$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package sun-java6-jre is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

Package sun-java6-jdk is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'sun-java6-jdk' has no installation candidate
E: Package 'sun-java6-jre' has no installation candidate
E: Unable to locate package sun-java6-plugin
tac@xps-L502X:~/PhpStorm-111.19/bin$

I'm somewhat of a newbie to Unbuntu, what am I doing wrong?

Thx,

Tac

2 comments

See my reply at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8382641/installing-idea-on-ubuntu-11-10/8384111#8384111.

For WebStorm/PhpStorm the only difference would be:

export WEBIDE_JDK=/path/to/jdk1.6.0_29

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Try the steps in this post:
http://www.webupd8.org/2011/10/things-to-tweak-after-installing-ubuntu.html

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-plugin
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