Sun Java

Neil Winchurst neil at holsdevon.eclipse.co.uk
Sun Dec 3 15:36:29 GMT 2006


Michael Hirsch wrote:
> On 11/30/06, Neil Winchurst <neil at holsdevon.eclipse.co.uk> wrote:
>   
>> Piero Ottuzzi wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi Neil,
>>>
>>> DO NOT USE adept to install sun-java packages... you will be asked to accept a
>>> license but in adept you cannot press the OK button.
>>> Simply use apt-get from console... it will be safer :)
>>>
>>> Bye
>>> Piero
>>>
>>> Alle 23:45, mercoledì 29 novembre 2006, Neil Winchurst ha scritto:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I am using Kubuntu Edgy.
>>>>
>>>> My browsers do not include Java run-time. Should I install sun-java5-bin
>>>> using Adept? And if I do will java then appear as one of my plugins?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Neil Winchurst
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>       
>> This is not quite true. When you use Adept there is a button marked
>> 'Details'. If you click on that you go to a window like a console screen
>> and you see all that is happening. You can accept the licence by
>> pressing enter for the OK button.
>>     
>
> That's what I thought, but when I tried it it didn't work.  It was a
> little messy to recover from so I wouldn't recommend trying it.
>
> Michael
>
>   
As a follow-up I did install sun java using a console and apt-get 
install. I had to accept the licence but it all worked OK and I now have 
java available on both browsers.

Neil Winchurst



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