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

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at
Sat May 5 15:32:05 UTC 2007

NoOp <glgxg at> writes:

> On 05/03/2007 09:44 PM, John L Fjellstad wrote:
>> NoOp <glgxg at> writes:
>>> Interesting part is that I just installed Sun JRE but it's not
>>> showing up in alternatives. However if I use an application - OpenOffice
>>> for instance and from OOo do Tools|Options||Java, both JRE
>>> version 1.6.0 and show up.
>> How did you install SUN JRE  The installer that comes from Sun
>> doesn't know anything about the alternative system.
> Standard install using the Sun instructions (changing the jre1.5.0
> version to the correct downloaded version of course):

So, why would you expect the alternatives system to figure out that you
have installed java from Sun?

John L. Fjellstad
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