Re: java update



jimmy wrote:
Everything I can find says you have to be root to install/upgrade JRE
on Linux.  Is that true?


No.

Well, it depends. For example, to upgrade Ubuntu using its APT tool,
you do have to sudo the application as root. Just to install the
tar.gz, you don't have to be.

  I want to get up to 1.5


Why such an old version?

You do know that Java 5 is past its "End-of-Service-Life", right?

You should look at the java.sun.com site for details.

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Lew
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