Oracle jdk location

Steve Morris samorris at
Mon Aug 16 00:03:49 UTC 2010

On 13/08/10 06:15, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 13:29 -0600, Michael Hirsch wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Steve Morris <samorris at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>    What repository contains the Oracle proprietary java jdk and what is
>>> the package called? The openjdk package appears not to cut it for me.
>> I use the "sun-java6-jdk" package.  I'm not positive which repository
>> it came from.  It's official maintainer is "Debian Java Maintainers"
>> so it's possible that it came from universe.
> Yup, just fire up synaptic, or your favorite package manager and it's
> right there. openjdk doesn't cut it for me, either, when the application
> really needs 100% java compat. Ric
Yeah, I tried to install the current Netbeans from Oracle and the
install failed with a missing class error.


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