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Re: [vox-tech] Installing Java



On Wed 29 Dec 04,  1:11 PM, Jay Strauss <me@heyjay.com> said:
> 
> >On Debian, the best way to install Java is to download the binary
> >installer and then use make-jpkg from java-package to create .debs of
> >Java that do the right thing.
> 
> Ken, I'm running debian.  I don't see a "java-package" when I do a:
> apt-cache search java.  Am I misunderstanding you?
> 
> Thanks
> Jay

Jay,

Try this:

   $ dpkg -l "*java*"

If you don't see the whole filename, try this:

   $ COLUMNS=100 dpkg -l "*java*"

Hopefully, you'll see a whole slew of packages...

Pete
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