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Re: [SLUG] Ubuntu problem ... sortof

<quote who="Jason Rennie">

> I want to install java, but the simple apt-get mechanism on the ubuntu
> webpage that is recommended is broken. It is complaining about a
> deprecated package that cannot be installed.

Real error messages please. :-)

> This seems like a lot of work for something that works "out of the box", 

You're trying to install proprietary software that doesn't come "in the

- Jeff

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