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Old 08-15-2008, 11:22 AM   #1
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Distribution: Fedora 9, Ubuntu 8.04, Ubuntu 8.04 Server
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Auto Update Sun-JDK possible under Fedora 9?

Hi friends,

I'd like to know some way in which I can enable the auto update of the Sun-JDK which I'm using to run applets under Fedora.

I had tried the OpenJDK but was not at all impressed with its performance with some applets.

I currently have a working Sun-JDK installation but it has gone out of date already. I'd like a setting somewhat similar to windows where the JRE updates itself automatically as soon as a new version is released. In my case, I will have to separately download JDK from Sun's website and then install it, and then remove the old version. I don't want to do all that manually.

What should I do? Is there any way?
Old 08-16-2008, 03:49 AM   #2
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Can't anyone help?


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