Wie man Java 1.6 auf Debian Etch Stable installiert (How to install Java 1.6 on Debian Etch Stable)

„Pocket Dope“ beschreibt auf pocketdope.blogspot.com einen interessante Weg, ein aktuelles Java auf Debian Etch zu bekommen.

Nachdem Java 1.6 auch auf „backports“ verfügbar ist, reicht allerdings auch ein Hinzufügen der Zeile
deb http://www.backports.org/debian etch-backports main contrib non-free
zu der Datei /etc/apt/sources.list.

Die Installation Erfolgt dann einfach über
aptitude update
aptitude -t etch-backports install sun-java6-jdk

Anschließend noch schnell die Default-Version auswählen:
update-alternatives –config java

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