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Re: java again really



On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 09:56 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
> >On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 20:02 -0800, Knute Johnson wrote:
> >> >Knute Johnson wrote:
> >> >> To install and run Sun Java on F8 look at the simplified instructions 
> >> >> on this site;
> >> >>
> >> >> http://rabbitbrush.frazmtn.com/sun-java-on-F8.html
> >> >>
> >> >> You don't need to remove anything before installing Sun Java.  JEdit 
> >> >> should work with icedtea anyway.
> >> >>
> >> >>   
> >> >    Some of the things the page says are wrong. But it will be easy now 
> >> >with sim links to use the right java and jedit will work. By the way, I 
> >> >tried it with icedtea and it did not work at ALL!
> >> 
> >> What is wrong with the document?
> >----
> >specifically, nothing, generally, you are really only plucking the low
> >hanging fruit of a i386 install with emphasis on getting functional use
> >of the sun java plugin running in Firefox.
> >
> >If someone has ambitions beyond that, your instructions are of little
> >value. We have already covered this ground.
> >
> >Craig
> 
> We haven't covered any ground before Craig.
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https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2007-December/msg03991.html
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> The document is not a step by step tutorial for the totally 
> uninformed.  It is a minimal set of instructions to get Sun's Java 
> installed on both i386 and x86_64 and to get them to work.
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to work yes, but primarily as a web browser plugin, which really only
works for i386 anyway. The issue though is that other steps are
necessary for using jre (or more likely, jdk) with other applications.
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>   I don't 
> know what Karl's command line problem is but it does work just fine 
> for me.  Part of his problem was that he removed icedtea and didn't 
> have a clue about the alternatives program.
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indeed...we can only point out parts of Karl's problems and those are
clearly some of them.

Craig


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