9.10: No java?

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 20:52:44 GMT 2009


On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 00:08 +0100, Kaj Haulrich wrote:
> On Saturday 31 October 2009 22:55:30 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > Even after installing sun-java6-plugin and sun-java6-jre neither
> > java.com nor Open Office seem to notice that I have Java
> >  installed.
> > 
> > karmic1 at kubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install sun-java6-plugin
> >  sun-java6-jre [sudo] password for karmic1:
> > Reading package lists... Done
> > Building dependency tree
> > Reading state information... Done
> > sun-java6-plugin is already the newest version.
> > sun-java6-jre is already the newest version.
> > 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> > karmic1 at kubuntu:~$
> > 
> > Do I need to install anything else? Soft link? This is on Kubuntu
> > 9.10, no additional sources added to apt.
> 
> Maybe the java version from karmic isn't the newest one. I had the 
> same issue when checking with www.sun.com which told me that I did 
> not have the latest version. So I installed the one from Sun and now 
> it is recognized and works just fine.
> 
> After that installation (running a script in the supplied tarfile) 
> one has to manually symlink to the various plugins-directories, 
> like:
> libjavaplugin_oji.so -> 
> /usr/java/jre1.6.0_16/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
> 
> which also tells us that the newest version is 1.6.0_16

Well, crap. I'm having all sorts of problems getting Sun's Wonderland
Project to work. I have version 1.6.0_15 installed. I hope there is an
upgrade soon! Ric


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