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

NoOp glgxg at
Mon May 7 02:55:04 UTC 2007

On 05/05/2007 08:32 AM, John L Fjellstad wrote:
> 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?

Not sure... as I said I'm a bit confused (man update-alternatives). It
seems to me that I have previously installed other versions of JRE in
the same way and they showed up in alternatives. Perhaps I was seeing
the prevous gjc versions instead.

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