java unintalled but stil is there?

Colin Law clanlaw at
Mon Dec 5 11:05:01 UTC 2011

On 5 December 2011 10:07, LinuxIsOne <linuxisone at> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> Sorry, I have just read the question again, I thought you were trying
>> to remove *all* the java versions.
>> If you run synaptic package manager, select Status in the lower part
>> of the left hand window and Installed in the top and type openjdk in
>> the Quick Filter search window, does it show any of the stuff you
>> think you have uninstalled?  If so then uninstall it.
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 6:57 AM, Ioannis Vranos  wrote:
>> 1. Install Synaptic package manager.
>> 2. Perform a search about java with it.
>> 3. See which Javas you have installed, and uninstall those you do not want.
> I am amazed to see that I removed icedtea and openjdk from Software
> Center but after searching from the Status field of Synanptic, it is
> installed there! However, I have not uninstalled but made the java sun
> default (saw at but I am amazed then what did
> Software Center uninstalled when I clicked removed after searching
> 'icedtea'...

If you run Software Center and click on History in the toolbar you
should be able to see exactly what it uninstalled.


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list