java JRE upgrade 10 does not work

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jan 23 14:49:14 UTC 2007

Bram Kuijper wrote:

> Hi all,
> I upgraded my Java runtime environment to update 10, but ubuntu
> apparently does not use the new version, even after running sudo
> update-alternatives --config java. It still uses update 9, instead.
> Here is what I did:
> I followed the following instructions to create a package from sun's
> binary files:
> then, I successfully installed the package:

So much easier just to fetch the 1.6 package from Feisty!

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