Java version not what I installed
ubantu001 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 02:01:21 UTC 2006
Thanks to all who replied. I did find out what to do just before the
first reply came in. No the less your replies are sincerely
On 3/8/06, Tim Jackson <tim.jackson at ints.com> wrote:
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> Paul Thompson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have just installed the jdk-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.bin using fakroot
> > etc to make the deb. That went fine. Then I did:
> > pjt at pjtlaptop:~$ sudo dpkg -i sun-j2sdk1.5_1.5.0+update06_i386.deb
> > Password:
> > Selecting previously deselected package sun-j2sdk1.5.
> > (Reading database ... 105944 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Unpacking sun-j2sdk1.5 (from sun-j2sdk1.5_1.5.0+update06_i386.deb) ...
> > Setting up sun-j2sdk1.5 (1.5.0+update06) ...
> > That also worked just fine when I do:
> > pjt at pjtlaptop:~$ java -version
> > java version "1.5.0_05"
> > Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_05-b05)
> > Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_05-b05, mixed mode, sharing)
> > pjt at pjtlaptop:~$
> > It shows (as you can see) that it is jre 1.5.0_05. I expect to see sdk
> > 1.5.0_06 or something along those lines. As the SDK appears to have
> > been installed it would appear that I need to tell Ubuntu where to
> > look. I am still very much a Linux newby so help would be most
> > welcome.
> > Paul
> try "update-alternatives --set java /$path_to_bin/java"
> to set the links to the java runtime you want to use.
> Tim J
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