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


       update-java-alternatives [--jre] [--plugin] [-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 /usr/lib/jvm/.<jname>.jinfo.


       -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

              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  belong  to  the  headless  part of a runtime

              Limit the actions to alternatives providing browser plugins.

              Display a help message.

              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)