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Re: Sun/Oracle Java



On 04/16/2014 10:09 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
On 04/16/2014 03:16 AM, Frank Weißer wrote:
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.
>
>
I use this with Debian Wheezy and Jessie

|sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer

It does everything, including updating the browser, correcting the links in alternatives and setting paths. It's blooming magic. I too have an app that refuses to run with OpenJDK. Ric http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/install-oracle-java-jdk-7-in-ubuntu-via.html





But it is not for Debian!, even if it works it doesn't mean that it is a good idea to inlcude ubuntu ppa-s into debian.

the official way seem to be java-package: https://wiki.debian.org/JavaPackage

I personally stick to rraptor: https://github.com/rraptorr/oracle-java7

Regards,
Alex


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