Re: my ongowing struggle with java
I did not know that there were any apt sources for java...yahooo!
Thanks, Ill give that a try and see if it works
On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 15:40, Andy Wettstein wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 02:26:30PM -0500, karrottop wrote:
> > Ok, I have been having a horrible time getting java to behave, I
> > thought I followed the directions explicitly but I guess I messed
> > something up somewhere. Here is what I did:
> > First I unpacked everything in /usr/java/ and added this to a line in my
> > /etc/profile
> > PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/games:/usr/java/j2re1.4.1_01/bin"
> > Then I copied the symlink in /usr/java/j2re1.4.1_01/plugin/ to my
> > ~/.mozilla/plugins folder. Now here is the wierd part. There are 3 sets
> > of plugins in there ns4 ns600 and ns610. If I use the ns4 plugin
> > java:plugin does tell me that it is loaded but when I go to a site that
> > requires java_vm it tells me that the plugin does not exist. if I use
> > either of the other two plugins it simply crashes my browser (makes it
> > disappear) I have gotten a terminal message that tells me it could not
> > exec java_vm. I have also had my Path statement like it is commonly
> > done in my ~/.bash_profile with the export path but that did not work
> > either.
> Maybe you can try putting this in /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://www.mirror.ac.uk/sites/ftp.blackdown.org/java-linux/debian unstable main non-free
> Then run apt-get update && apt-get install j2re1.4 (or j2sdk1.4 if you
> need the sdk)
> Substitute unstable for stable in that line and j2re1.4 for j2re1.3, if
> you run stable.
> > Thanks for the help,
> > Jason
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