easyubuntu: so close, and yet so far...

David Armour d.f.armour at shaw.ca
Sun Jun 4 06:52:57 UTC 2006

> On Sat, 03 Jun 2006 23:03:01 -0700
> David Armour <d.f.armour at shaw.ca> wrote:
>> any tips on installing java? i think i got through most of 
>> the sun java install (on freebsd5.3b4) a while back, now. i know it's 
>> non-trivial, which is why having a script offer to manage some of the 
>> pain appeals as much as it does.
> apt-cache policy sun-java5-jre
> It's now in multiverse for dapper :) So is the sun-java5-jdk if you need
> that.
> sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jre
> Pretty painless now .... as in, one comand instead of much fiddling about.
hello Peter,

thank you so much! if i wasn't already 2h past the point where i was 
supposed to go to bed, i'd give it a go. but i'll have a shot at it 
sunday pm. thanks again.

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