To see this page as it is meant to appear please use
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”.
The information contained in the Knowledge Base was written and/or verified by Blackboard Support. It is approved for client use. Nothing in the Knowledge Base shall be deemed to modify your license in any way to any Blackboard product. If you have comments, questions, or concerns, please send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. © 2017
Blackboard Inc. All rights reserved