[ubuntu] Installing Java

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Using release 11.04 I'm trying to get onto freenet, which requires java runtime environment to be installed. I'm following the instructions here (http://www.java.com/en/download/help...selfextracting) but am getting an error message in terminal from the first step. I downloaded the linux (self extracting file), the installation instructions say "Change the permission of the file you downloaded to be executable. Type: chmod a+x jre-6u<version>-linux-i586.bin <version> refers to Java update version you just downloaded. For Example: To install jre-6u3 (Hardware)