[ubuntu-uk] Setting JDK 6 as default Java alternative on Ubuntu
jason at dropshock.com
Mon Feb 23 13:02:21 GMT 2009
Jason Liquorish wrote:
> doug livesey wrote:
>> Hi -- as part of trying to get OpenLaszlo to work on my Ubuntu machine,
>> I need to set it up so that the default version of Java it is running is
>> a JDK (preferably 6).
>> I've found tuts that tell me how to select from the java alternatives on
>> my machine, but I've no idea how to add the JDKs I've installed through
>> Synaptic to this list of alternatives.
>> I'll also need the JDK to install the latest version of Freemind & other
>> Java apps from source.
>> Can anyone advise me on how this is done?
> Hi Doug,
> I usually follow the guide on the Ubuntu wiki
> here:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Java to get java installed on any
> new installs. I also use the jdk to develop java for college and I just
> follow the steps on the wiki page above then install the sun-java6-sdk
> Doing that works fine for me and I think the runtime and development
> packages are just separate for ease of use.
Sorry just realised a silly mistake. The package is sun-java6-jdk not sdk.
Jason Liquorish - <jason at dropshock.com>
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