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Re: Sun/Oracle Java

Hi Oliver!

Facing the same problem a while ago, i somewhere found a hint to add

deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all

to sources.list. Don't remember from where, but it works for me on
debian testing.


Am 16.04.2014 05:27, schrieb Oliver Fairhall:
> Hi,
> Setting up a new machine, noticed that Sun/Oracle Java is no longer
> available to Debian.
> Saw a post here with an explanation:
> http://sylvestre.ledru.info/blog/2011/08/26/sun_java6_packages_removed_from_debian_u
> Unfortunately, there are limitations and issues with OpenJDK, and
> incompatibilities with various software.
> I'm not sure how it has worked in the past, but presumably someone
> manually built the installation package for Debian. Would it be possible
> to do this for oneself? I assume there is no source available to
> compile. Is it feasible to convert an rpm release for use with Debian?
> I've tried this sort of thing before, but with mixed results.
> Sorry if this has been covered already - I couldn't see mention of it in
> my email search.
> Cheers,
> Oliver

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