java/firefox works but "which java" returns nothing

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Fri Dec 25 16:46:00 UTC 2009

2009/12/25 Perry <pwhite at>:

> There must be a proper way to let the system know where java resides, less
> messing again with symlinks. Perhaps something like update-alternatives --set
> (or --install?) but I'm unsure which and unsure about the proper syntax.
> Anyone has advice on this?

 I think what you look for is update-java-alternatives

/ Jonas

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