Date Published: Jun 17,2014 Category: Product:Web_Conferencing_Help_and_FAQs; Version:Web_Conferencing Article No.: 000037689
Product: Collaborate - Web Conferencing
Document Type: User Documentation
SummaryThis article will explain how to configure your Linux Ubuntu system to successfully launch Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing sessions.
1. Install OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime, IcedTea Java Web Start, and IcedTea Java PlugIn. You can install these through the Ubuntu Software Center.
2. Verify that OpenJDK Java 7 and IcedTea Java Web Start are set to default. Run the following 2 terminal commands. To open the terminal, press CTRL+ALT+T.
Note: If installed correctly, it will display that there is “Nothing to configure.” If you have Oracle Java installed, you will need to choose the OpenJDK option.
Note: If “0” states Java 7, that is correct. If it states anything other than that, you will need to chose the option that states “java-7-openjdk”.3. Launch Blackboard Collaborate.