[ubuntu-uk] Annoying stuff about Ubuntu Unity

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Thu May 3 06:32:16 UTC 2012

On 02/05/12 23:08, Bruno Girin wrote:
> On 02/05/12 08:29, Alan Lord (News) wrote:
>> On 02/05/12 01:15, Alan Pope wrote:
>>> The fix apparently is to fix java to export that data.
>> That is interesting. Thanks for looking into it.
>> But it does beg the thought... in earlier versions of Gnome/Ubuntu
>> (10.10 for me until Sunday morning) this wasn't an issue. I had a load
>> of buttons along the bottom panel to show me what apps I had running
>> (minimised or not). And Talend/Eclipse etc. did work. Now they don't.
>> I doubt Java has changed that much so I would consider this a regression.
> Actually it has, especially JDK 7, which has caused untold problems to a
> large number of people. There was a very lively discussion at FOSDEM on
> that topic. The good news is that the OpenJDK maintainers are quite keen
> to fix things. What version of the JDK are you using? If you are using
> 7, do you have the same problem with 6?

Thanks for the info Bruno,

I installed the OpenJDK Java 7 runtime - I will try the v6 one and see 
if it makes any difference.



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