9.10: No Java?
wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 18:18:46 GMT 2009
On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 11:15 +0000, Mark Fraser wrote:
> On Monday 02 Nov 2009 21:07:36 Clay Weber wrote:
> > On Monday 02 November 2009 02:45:36 pm Ric Moore wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 15:29 +0000, Mark Fraser wrote:
> > > > On Sunday 01 Nov 2009 23:59:14 Ric Moore wrote:
> > > > > On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 15:51 -0600, Robert Collard wrote:
> > > > > > >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
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I just installed kubuntu-restricted-extras in synaptic and it
> > > > > > upgraded my Java to 18.104.22.168
> > > > > > Bob
> > > > > > Robert Collard
> > > > > > Springfield, IL
> > > > >
> > > > > Huh, I just checked and I have it enabled. Not seeing java 22.214.171.124
> > > > > offered, even after an update. :( Ric
> > > >
> > > > Have you tried installing sun-java6-bin or sun-java6-plugin? As in all
> > > > the installs I've done recently, only installing
> > > > kubuntu-restricted-extras or ubuntu-restricted-extras wasn't enough.
> > >
> > > Oh yes, I have sun-java-bin installed but it's not the latest version
> > > others report having. Strange. Ric
> > In karmic, I have the 126.96.36.199. It doesn't work with Konqueror, but is fine
> > on Firefox.
> > I can get it to show an applet after a refresh here:
> > http://www.java.com/en/download/help/testvm.xml
> > Is it safe to say Konq'a java support is spotty at best?
> I see what you mean now. Just tried Konqueror in both Jaunty and Karmic and
> neither of them seem to have Java working although on the Sun test page I get
> 1 or 2 coffee bean icons in the bottom bar.
> With Jaunty and Firefox 3.5.4 the above page tells me I've got Java 6 Update
> 16. So, why has Jaunty got 16 and Karmic and Lucid only got 15?
After failing to snag the update to SunJava through synaptic, I figured
I just google on it and snag the .deb file directly. You're right, there
seems to be no version 16 for karmic. <sighs> An oversight most likely.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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