BankID and Java plug-in in Firefox on Ubuntu Part 5

I have previously written about getting BankID to work on a Linux/Ubuntu computer. Even though BankID worked on a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 with OpenJDK, it seems to work best with Sun’s Java implementation. This post will guide you through installing Sun’s JRE and removing OpenJDK. First install Sun’s java implementation. I installed it […]

What does the potential merger of Oracle and Sun mean for open source?

The news that Oracle is going to acquire Sun Microsystems surprised me quite a bit when I read it in the Norwegian news the day before yesterday. Everyone knew that IBM was lurking in the scenes looking to get their hands on Sun but their offer was apparently too low. IBM has similarly to Sun […]