Very confused as to what version of Java is in Feisty;(

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Wed May 2 21:44:58 UTC 2007

Ghodmode <ghodmode at> writes:

> I didn't know about the alternatives system.  I changed all of those
> links manually.  I see from Scott's example how to update it to point
> at a package.  How would I do it for a JDK that I installed manually?

Check out the manual page for update-alternatives.
You basically have to tell the alternatives system about your manual
installation, and decide on what should be the master link and what the
slaves are and the priority this version of JDK should have.

John L. Fjellstad
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