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I installed JDK1.5_15 on my Ubuntu 7.04.When Iam executing "java -version"
the old gcj version 1.4.2 is reported .I added the path in .bashrc
When I executed the "which java" command its searching in /usr/bin/java.
Iam new to java and Linux.Can any one tell me where I went wrong.
Right I recommend removing that POS (Piece of Sh*t) called GCJ? I only keep it around for some basic Java-to-native-binary compiling, but for the most part, GCJ just confuses Java programmers to no end due to the fact that if you've never programmed and compiled C or C++ programs in Linux (or UNIX), half of the necessary flags you need to pass to the compiler make no sense.
Simply, uninstall GCJ and cross your fingers in hoping it's not tied into the GCC package (which, I don't believe it is).
Distribution: pclos2015, Slack14.1 Deb Jessie, + 50+ other Linux OS, for test only.
It is easier to do the install with 'sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jre'
(or use synaptic)
Then all links to 'gcj-4.2' will change. So when typing 'java -version'
in a terminal, the answer should be:
"java version "1.5.0_13"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_13-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_13-b05, mixed mode, sharing)"
Edit: Sorry, indienick, I didn't see your answer while typing the above lines.
P.S.: Synaptic : Removing 'gcj-4.2' will install 'sun-java6-jre'
Last edited by knudfl; 05-26-2008 at 01:00 PM.