Canonical Will Remove Java From Ubuntu

Posted by hanuca on Dec 16, 2011 6:12 PM EDT
Softpedia; By Marius Nestor
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Because Oracle retired the "Operating System Distributor License for Java", Canonical no longer has permission to redistribute new Java packages.

Therefore, in the near future, Canonical will push empty packages to the repositories, removing Sun JDK from user's machines through the usual update process.

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Downward spiral..... helios 12 3,581 Dec 18, 2011 3:59 PM

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