I need to install the java, use-old-lib-version, work around, and don't get how to do this
I've needed to improve java performance on my LTSP clients because key apps for my students are java-based.* Actually, only one app is stand-alone: CmapTools (http://cmap.ihmc.us/conceptmap.html), the other is an amazing collection of web apps: http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/index.php though they can be downloaded individually and run standalone, too.
I read the series of instructions here https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ia32-libs/+bug/277069.* Some describe how to solve the issue though I look at the download page in 1 reference and there are several files--sorry I don't get it and not sure how to implement).*
Also, there is the issue of the workaround being reset back to the Hardy file during an update and a couple of workarounds.* The idea that made most sense to me for that issue on the above page was the following, but again, I didn't know how to implement it nor were there any comments that it was a good idea or not by others...
To use an older version of libX11, I would suggest to unpack it in
a different place, and use the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment veriable
to point your executables to that place. That way, you don't have