How to remove openjdk
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Fri Dec 14 15:43:24 UTC 2012
On 12/13/2012 09:23 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 12/13/2012 04:54 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> I goofed. I installed jEdit on my new install of 12.04 before I
>> installed Oracle's java. jEdit pulled in openjdk which I don't want.
> You didn't say yes?
Yeah, I said yes, I foolishly didn't read through all the details. If I
had read it I would have stopped the install, but I would have been
surprised also because I'm sure I have read that jEdit is not officially
supported on openjdk.
> As you can see, openjdk is the 'jre' version.
>> What is the proper way to completely remove jEdit and openjdk so I can
>> install Oracle's java and then jEdit just like I had never messed up in
>> the first place?
> You don't need to uninstall it - you can install Oragle's Java & then
> set the alternatives (sudo update-alternatives --config java) to point
> to the java you wish to use.
> But if you still wish to uninstall jedit & openjdk, why not just
> $ sudo apt-get purge jedit* openjdk-6* Java-wrappers* icedtea*
I knew purge was what was needed I just was unsure of the details to
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