Java on ubuntu
Alf.Vahau at upng.ac.pg
Wed Apr 26 07:38:12 UTC 2006
I've checked the name of the file and it is correct as I had it. Also
java-common package is installed.
I also tried running fakeroot on j2re-1_4_2_10-linux-i586.bin without
In the GNU_BUILD command, changing i386 to i586 too was unsuccessful. I
can use the default java path
but I also want to access the compiler and this currently is not on the
In the /etc/profile, the the path is set as follows:
That hasn't changed the default java setting and I am really out of
ideas now. What worked readily in Warty after
assistance from this list now cannot be applied readily Breezy to set
the correct environment for Java and I am really out of
luck at this stage. There is another reply to this topic so I'll check
it out but I am on a slow network
so making progress is slow.
Will hang on though.
kareem shabazz wrote:
> I've found that for the Java installation to work using fakeroot from
> the instructions in RestrictedFormats wiki page, the java bin name
> must be exactly as it is written in the wiki -- u look like u have the
> right name; did you install java-commons package also?
> On 4/25/06, Alfred Vahau < Alf.Vahau at upng.ac.pg
> <mailto:Alf.Vahau at upng.ac.pg>> wrote:
> Interestingly I had this java issue on Ubuntu Warty almost a year
> ago. But with the help of this list, I was able to set up the java
> environment correctly and was pleased with the results. Then I
> received my Breezy CDs and had it installed on another PC. The
> same issue of the correct java environment came up again. I
> thought that based on my experience from Warty I could applied
> some of it to sort my problem out. Alas,
> I find that I can't get fakeroot to convert the
> jdk-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin to a deb package so I can install java
> using dpkg - command.
> As suggested in the wiki, I tried
> DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE=i386-linux fakeroot make-jpkg
> and still it is unsuccessful.
> The default java command from the output of the
> 'update-alternatives --config java' command is:
> There are no alternatives for the javac command.
> Now I had installed java manually under /usr/local and set my
> JAVA_HOME environment
> to point to /usr/local/jdk1.5.0_06
> This still does not have any effect. i.e I cannot get it to point
> to /usr/local/jkd1.5.0_06/bin/java.
> If I set the javac alternatives from the /etc directory, the
> system tells me that there are
> no alternatives for javac.
> So I in fact have two problems:
> 1. I cannot install java using the Debian way i.e using fakeroot
> 2. I cannot get the system to point to the manually installed java
> directory even after the correct environment is set.
> It seems that the default Ubuntu installation has precedence over
> the manual installation.
> I have downloaded the eclipse software which I am trying to test
> on the platform but so far there is no correct
> java environment to enable the testing.
> The wiki on java is of some help but unfortunately could not work
> readily for my case although some of the problems
> described there applied to my system.
> Some input on these would help sort the problem out as was the
> case when I used Warty.
> By the way, all the java files are downloaded from the Sun site.
> Alfred Vahau
> Erik Jakobsen wrote:
>>kareem shabazz wrote:
>>>Check out this link:
>>>On 4/25/06, *Erik Jakobsen* <eja at urbakken.dk <mailto:eja at urbakken.dk>
>>><mailto:eja at urbakken.dk>>
>>> How do I install java on my ubuntu 5.10 i386?
>>> Erik Jakobsen
>>> ubuntu-users mailing list
>>>ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> <mailto:ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>>219A Battiste Hall
>>>SC State University
>>>Orangeburg, SC 29117
>>Thank you Kareem
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> Kareem Shabazz
> 219A Battiste Hall
> SC State University
> Orangeburg, SC 29117
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