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Old 04-29-2006, 10:44 AM   #1
kristof_v
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ubuntu java issue


hi

i installed the java binary from sun on my ubuntu system in /usr/local/jdk1.5.0_06

i also edited my .bashrc en .bash_profile with these lines:
# export java shizzle
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/jdk1.5.0_06
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/jdk1.5.0_06/bin
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/eclipse

however when i do: java -version i get this output:

java version "1.4.2"
gij (GNU libgcj) version 4.0.2 20050808 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.0.1-4ubuntu9)

how can i change this?


grtz
 
Old 04-29-2006, 10:59 AM   #2
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It looks like you have another version of Java installed, probably from an Ubuntu package, and that that version comes first in your $PATH.
You could uninstall it, or simply put "/usr/local/jdk1.5.0_06/bin" at the beginning of your PATH and not at the end as you did.
 
Old 04-29-2006, 03:20 PM   #3
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Here's how to install Sun Java on Ubuntu.

HTH
 
Old 04-29-2006, 05:56 PM   #4
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You were almost done!

change the line
Code:
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/eclipse
by
Code:
export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH:/usr/local/eclipse
 
Old 04-29-2006, 07:15 PM   #5
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thx guys i got it working

but now i'm having another problem.
there is no syntax highlighting in eclipse. (ubuntu)

i do however have syntax highlighting on the exact same eclipse release on my debian system.

must be missing some kind of package i guess, but i can't figure out
which one

grtz
 
  


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