[kwlug-disc] Still very new - Ubuntu 11.10 -- java

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 22:11:12 EDT 2011


For the record, I believe sunjava has been removed from the
repositories because Oracle changed the license.

If you want Oracle's Java, the best option seems to be to uninstall
openjdk, download from java.com and install using Oracle's installer.

Darcy.

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 9:58 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> Don't have the exact package names, but going by what Raul posted, it would
> be:
>
> sudo aptitude purge icetea openjdk
> sudo aptitude install sunjava
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Kiwi Ssennyonjo <kiwi at ssenn.com> wrote:
>>
>> please tell me how i do this
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 20:27, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> You may also want to ensure you uninstall icedtea.
>>>
>>> Raul Suarez
>>>
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>>> From: Kiwi Ssennyonjo <kiwi at ssenn.com>
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>>> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Still very new - Ubuntu 11.10 -- java
>>>
>>> I am liking using Ubuntu very much; given that I have been using OSX
>>> for years now.
>>> I simply could not stand using windows on the company assigned laptop.
>>> It kept crashing.
>>>
>>> I am trying to use Ubuntu exclusively. I have hit a snag, once again.
>>> I need to install the most latest java.
>>> Webex is not playing nice; actually it is not working. I need webex
>>> for the job. If I can conquer that I will be free of my vm of windows
>>> 7.
>>>
>>> My previous issue of the displays has been improved. I updated to
>>> 11.10 and when un-docking I reverts back to the default profile of
>>> just using the laptop screen. When docking, as long as I setup a dual
>>> monitor profile it uses that.
>>>
>>> -Kiwi
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