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Old 08-17-2008, 10:36 PM   #1
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how to accept license agreement when installing java


this might seem a stupid question to most of you here but i've just changed job and the pc at the new office is using linux and i've never have experience using one before. i tried installing java and i have to accept the license agreement but i don't know how to do it. can somebody pls help? below is what the screen looks like. i tried clicking the ok button but it doesn't work.

Package configuration

┌───────────────────────┤ Configuring sun-java6-jre ├───────────────────────┐
│ │
│ its subject matter. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous ↑
│ oral or written communications, proposals, representations and ▒
│ warranties and prevails over any conflicting or additional terms ▒
│ of any quote, order, acknowledgment, or other communication ▒
│ between the parties relating to its subject matter during the term ▒
│ of this Agreement. No modification of this Agreement will be ▒
│ binding, unless in writing and signed by an authorized ▒
│ representative of each party. ▒
│ ▒
│ ▒
│ For inquiries please contact: Sun Microsystems, Inc., 4150 Network ▒
│ Circle, Santa Clara, California 95054, U.S.A. ▒
│ ▮
│ DLJ v1.1 27APR2006ANS ↓

│ <Ok>
│ │
└───────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘
 
Old 08-17-2008, 11:26 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ.

If the page only shows an OK box, just hit enter. The only other option is to quit.

Some times the terminal can not render the page correctly (In my experience) and the button is not where the mouse and display expect it ("work in progress", IMO).

See how you go, Regards, Glenn
 
Old 08-18-2008, 12:04 AM   #3
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Hi Glenn,

thanks for the reply but i tried hitting the enter button and it didn't work. any other suggestions?

thanks!
 
Old 08-18-2008, 12:12 AM   #4
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Agreeing to java license

I've run into this when installing java from scratch. Just pressing <Enter> will not necessarily execute the <OK> button, unless it's highlighted. To highlight press the Tab key until <OK> is highlighted, then press <Enter>.
Hope that helps!
 
Old 08-18-2008, 12:29 AM   #5
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it works!! thanks !!
 
  


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