You can compile Kawa from the source distribution. Alternatively, you can install the pre-compiled binary distribution.
.jar archive of the pre-compiled classes is in
svn -q checkout svn://sourceware.org/svn/kawa/trunk kawa
Some corporate firewalls may block outgoing Subversion
connections. If that case you should be able to access the
Kawa Subversion repository using HTTP. (If you need
to use an HTTP proxy, you can edit
~/.subversion/servers as described
Use this command instead:
svn -q checkout http://sourceware.org/svn/kawa/trunk kawa
Once you have it checked out, you can keep it up-to-date with
You can also browse the svn archive via viewvc.