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Old 12-21-2006, 04:42 PM   #1
royeo
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How to use "install"


I have FC-5 and use KDE.

Can somebody tell me what this does: (without the quote marks)

"/usr/sbin/alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /opt/jre1.5.0_08/bin/java 2"

I don't know anything about "install".

Thanks,

royeo
 
Old 12-21-2006, 05:23 PM   #2
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it adds an alternative possible symlink for java under the "alternatives" framework. you can then use alternatives to select it from a list of potential candidates.
 
  


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