How to remove openjdk
wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 11:26:55 UTC 2012
On 12/16/2012 06:02 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> Interesting and informative. Before I read this and did your examples I
> didn't know it even existed. This leads to another question though.
> Where do you get alternatives-GTK. I don't see it in synaptic in either
> 10.04 or 12.04 and googling for it just gives alternatives to GTK.
> Regards, Jim
Sorry, the package name is galternatives. Type alternatives in the
synaptic search bar and it's the first choice. Don't install
kalternatives if you don't want the entire KDE packages pulled in with
it. When you run galternatives, it's a mind blower to see just how much
of your system is administered with it! Stuff like the style of your
mouse pointer and system default alternatives for "editor", so when you
invoke "editor" you'll get the flavor of editor that you prefer. On a
command line type editor, and on my machine I get nano. Same with term
and browser, only they point to your preferred browser for your desktop
to use. That is what is going on under the hood when you use system
settings. You're going to have fun! This beats the crap out of Windows.
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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