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I installed Java to a folder on the desktop since I couldnt figure out how to gain permissions in the usr/ folder. I figured it out, but only after I installed java. according to the website, these are the directions for uninstalling it.
2. Self-extracting file uninstallation
1. Find out if Java is installed in some folder. Common locations are /usr/java/jre_<version> or /opt/jre_nb/jre_<version>/bin/java/
2. When you have located the folder, you may delete folder.
Warning: You should be certain that Java is not already installed using RPM before removing the folder.
3. Type: rm -r name. For example: rm -r jre1.5.0
However, whenever I type that, I go through this agonizingly long list of files, and folders, which the console asks me to remove. Even if I press y to every single one, nothing gets deleted. what am I doing wrong?
I am in the Home.desktop/, the java folder is Home.desktop/jre1.0.5_10
So once in the Home.desktop/ I should type rm - r jre1.0.5_10
am I missing something?
p.s. How do I copy the .bin file to usr/java? The copy command doesnt work in the console (msdos), and the Gui wont let me copy it either
"access denied", but I gave the folder write permissions for all users under root in the console. any help?