java6 won't install, but ties up everything
wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 04:37:31 BST 2010
On Thu, 2010-04-15 at 21:42 +0200, Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> On Thursday 15 April 2010, Bruce Bales wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 April 2010 10:40:10 am Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
> > > On Thursday 15 April 2010, Bruce Bales wrote:
> > > > Hi, group.
> > > > Recently I have been unable to update/upgrade or install new
> > > > programs in my Kubuntu 8.04 system. After apt-get install I
> > > > get a message that I don't have sun-java6-bin. The message
> > > > disappears and my bash terminal turns blue and grey and says
> > > > "Configuring sun-jave6-jre" and wants me to agree to a java
> > > > license. But it provides no way to agree. Clicking on OK
> > > > does nothing; control-c doesn't work. I can page down to the
> > > > bottom, but then can't go back up. I have to close the
> > > > session, kill dpkg and configure dpkg.
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be appreciated,
> > > > bruce
> > >
> > > Use the tab key to select "OK", "I Agree" or whatever the
> > > button's name is and use the enter key to confirm.
> > >
> > > --Reinhold
> > Many thanks, Reinhold. That got it. Who would have guessed the
> > tab key out of 100 other choices?
> > bruce
> Actually, that's a very common key to use for jumping from element to
> element in all kinds of input masks (e.g. the login screen, html
> forms, ...), so this is pretty standard.
Ha! You're 100% right, but in a moment of panic and terror I usually
forget to use it. :) Ric
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