[ubuntu-za] Sun Java on Ubuntu
William Walter Kinghorn
williamk at dut.ac.za
Wed Jul 8 08:32:13 BST 2009
Please tell us where the friend is located
Perhaps someone who live near him can help with the repos, or visit him
From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of William Gebers [wgebers at gmail.com]
Sent: 08 July 2009 09:25
To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Sun Java on Ubuntu
2009/7/8 Louis van der Merwe <themandibleclaw at gmail.com>:
>> to download it again as it would use up more of his internet cap.
>>> Any suggestions?
> Hi William,
> java a look at update-java-alternatives (i think that's what it's
> called, don't have an ubuntu box here to check). look at
> /etc/alternatives, you'll probably find that the java link there
> points to gcj or some other java. incidently, you can install sun java
> directly from the repository using apt on ubuntu, there is no need to
> manually download the bin file from sun's website.
Thanks. I will have a look.
I know that you can install directly from the repositories. I am just
trying to avoid reinstalling as it has already been done.
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