Provided by: java-common_0.24ubuntu2_all bug


       update-java-alternatives    -    update    alternatives   for   jre/sdk


       update-java-alternatives [--jre] [--plugin] [-t|--test|-v|--verbose]
             -l|--list [<jname>]
             -s|--set <jname>


       update-java-alternatives updates  all  alternatives  belonging  to  one
       runtime  or  development  kit  for  the  Java language.  A package does
       provide    these    information     of     it’s     alternatives     in


       -l|--list [<jname>]
              List   all   installed  packages  (or  just  <jname>)  providing
              information to set a bunch of java alternatives. Verbose  output
              shows each alternative provided by the packages.

              Switch  all  alternatives of registered jre/sdk installations to
              automatic mode.

       -s|--set <jname>
              Set all alternatives of the registered jre/sdk  installation  to
              the program path provided by the <jname> installation.

       --jre  Limit   the   actions   to  alternatives  belong  to  a  runtime
              environment, not a development kit.

              Limit the actions to alternatives providing browser plugins.

              Display a help message.

              Don’t actually do anything, just say what would  be  done.   The
              implementation  status of this option is the same as for update-
              alternatives (not implemented).

              Verbose output.


              A text file describing a jre/sdk installation. Consists of  some
              variables  of  the form <var>=<value> and a list of alternatives
              of the form jre|jdk <name> <path>.


       update-java-alternatives and this manual page was written  by  Matthias
       Klose <>.

                                   May 2006        UPDATE-JAVA-ALTERNATIVES(8)