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

Kiwi Ssennyonjo kiwi at ssenn.com
Thu Oct 27 22:13:21 EDT 2011


I am pleased to report that after sometime, I got webex to work.

It is working.

-Kiwi

On 2011-10-27, at 8:24, "chaslinux at gmail.com" <chaslinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bill Ubuntu (Gnome) uses their own crafted Ubuntu Software Centre. They're even using it now to deliver proprietary software.
>
> - Charles
> Sent from my “contract free” BlackBerry® smartphone on the WIND network.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca>
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> Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:32:51
> To: KWLUG discussion<kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Reply-To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Still very new - Ubuntu 11.10 -- java
>
> Thanks very much for letting us know Kiwi / keeping us abreast of your
> success. Good to hear the displays are working better for you.
>
> In Kubuntu, synaptic is not installed by default, in favour of
> kpackagekit. Don't know what the Gnome side does. (Khalid has given
> you the command line way.) If you do not currently have synaptic
> installed, it may be worth your while to do so - many similar
> instructions assume you have synaptic installed. Just remember that
> there is synaptic the package manager, and synaptic touchpad drivers -
> so you need to have an eye to keep them straight.
>
> Something else that may help you is the gdebi package (iirc)
> [Graphical .deb handler.] Not infrequently, and I suspect the same
> will be true of sun, a .deb is downloadable (much like a .rpm for
> Fedora based distros). With gdebi installed, the package will just get
> (graphically) installed automagically, all but hands free. Perhaps
> useful to you.
>
> Kiwi Ssennyonjo wrote, On 10/26/2011 8:13 PM:
>> 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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