java again really
k5di at zianet.com
Thu Jan 3 14:11:06 UTC 2008
Craig White 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;
>>>> 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.
The document does set up the new java to work with firefox I think.
The step to make the new java work with a terminal is missing but I
found it. See later message.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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