no java tools in apt-get

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Fri Aug 24 07:56:44 UTC 2012

On 08/23/2012 10:53 PM, Thufir wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:03:09 -0700, Thufir wrote:
>> Why is that whenever I want to do something with Java, I have to muck
>> about with path and installing stuff manually.  Is it just that no one
>> wants, particularly, to manage java tools?
> Ok, well I just couldn't find:

Installing alternatives-gtk will help you sort out what is pointing 
where. I always make a complete run using it through all of my 
alternative settings so they are correct.
This is how I install Oracle Java and it's pretty much perfect.

I don't have to dink with paths at all. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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