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Re: [SLE] how to switch to IBM JRE
  • From: Peter Trebing <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 10:13:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <200607141013.45164.mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi 张韡武:,

take a look into /etc/java. Inside that directory you can find a java.conf and
a README file.

Best Regards, Peter

Am Freitag, 14. Juli 2006 08:58 schrieb 张韡武:
> Hello. Using SuSE 10.1 in zh_CN.UTF-8 locale, frequently a java
> application suddenly stop responding to keyboard events (only responds
> to mouse). a.k.a typing anything in java applications is like not typied
> anything at all. This affects all java applications and even openoffice
> (the one installed using OOO official RPM). I am pretty sure this only
> affects Chinese user because I can easily observe this bug on many SuSE
> computers and even on Gentoo Linux, but this bug cannot survive so long
> if western people suffer from it too:)
>
> I decide to switch to IBM JRE which do not suffer from this problem.
> After installed it (from Official IBM JRE site) I can use it by setting
> JAVA_HOME manually, but I cannot make this setting system-wide. This is
> what I tried after reading various documents:
> 1. I tried to add 'export JAVA_HOME=/opt/ibm/java2-i386-50/jre/'
> in /etc/profile. Result: $JAVA_HOME is still "/usr/lib/jvm/java"
> 2. I tried to add 'JAVA_HOME=/opt/ibm/java2-i386-50/jre'
> to /etc/java/java.conf. Result: $JAVA_HOME is still
> "/usr/lib/jvm/java"
> 3. I tried "update-alternatives --config java" and was told "There
> is only 1 program which provides java
> (/usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.5.0-sun/bin/java). Nothing to configure."
> 4. I tried to use setDefaultJava and setJave, both produce the
> following error message:
> ################################################################
> # setDefaultJava is no longer supported. Please install the #
> # package jpackage-utils and read the documentation in #
> # /usr/share/doc/packages/jpackage-utils for information about #
> # the new java packages on SUSE Linux. #
> ################################################################
>
>
> Please give me some hints or let me know which document to read if I
> wish to change the global-settings of default JRE. Thank you!

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