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 Post subject: How do I install java on antiX 14?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:50 pm 
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I downloaded a file jre-8u25-linux-i586.tar.gz from oracle and untarred it, but don't see how thats going to work.

How do I do it right?

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:16 pm 
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You can install via the repos.

Are you running antiX-14 or MX-14?

If antiX-14, try searching for openjdk in synaptic.

If using MX-14, then you will find it in the mx-package installer

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:21 pm 
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This is the antiX 14 Openbox. I read that I need the java for screencast creation ability and kazam didn't work, so maybe that's why...

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
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What is antiX-14 Openbox? Did you remaster a new iso based of antiX? If so, which version of antiX and which repos are you using?

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
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Its the 386RV full A3 with openbox stuff added from the repos only as per the other openbox thread. it still has all the other WM's available as well.

I don't see that a separate ISO would be needed at all.

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
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So its antiX-14-a3. Ok, search for openjdk in synaptic and install from there. The openjdk-8 version is the latest.

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 Post subject: Re: How do I install java on antiX 14?
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Ok, will do

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