Update sun-java6 on Hardy to Java 6u10

Bug #288658 reported by Michael Stringer
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sun-java6 (Ubuntu)
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Nominated for Dapper by Thomas
Nominated for Gutsy by Thomas
Nominated for Hardy by Dalibor Novak
Nominated for Intrepid by Dalibor Novak
Nominated for Jaunty by Thomas

Bug Description

If it is possible please update Java on Hardy to Java 6 update 10. Update 10 includes a large number of fixes including a system tray fixes for Linux.

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Vitaliy Pomazyonkov (vitorg) wrote :

The main reason to update Java on Hardy is that bug 6429775 (http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6429775) is really fixed in it. In all other (earler) versions it is impossible to use Java with Compiz enabled.
Please, update it as quickly as you can, most of users really need this update.

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Wim Deblauwe (wim-deblauwe) wrote :

This is also the main reason for me!

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Vitaliy Pomazyonkov (vitorg) wrote :

Any comments from developers?

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Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :

I'm not one but I guess this falls under this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates

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Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :

Marking as Fix Released because it is fixed in Sun (http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6429775)

Changed in sun-java6:
status: New → Fix Released
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Vadim Peretokin (vperetokin) wrote :

Don't know how to do the patches though so I'm stopping here.

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goodsforyou (goodsforyou) wrote :

Java on Ubuntu 8.10 was upgraded to Java 6 update 10, why no Hardy?
I think It's important for many Hardy users.

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Ian Weisser (ian-weisser) wrote :

Changing from 'Fix Released' back to 'Confirmed'. Current version in hardy-updates is 6-07, not 6-10.

Changed in sun-java6:
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
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Aleksandr Panzin (jalexoid) wrote :

Tried the repository versions on Hardy (OpenJDK 6b11-2ubuntu2 and java-sun-sdk 6.07-3ubuntu2).
Tray DOES NOT WORK! Tried Java SDK 6 update 11 from Sun, works.

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Felipe Jaekel (fkjaekel) wrote :

Any tutorial about updating Hardy's Java? I tried this http://searjeant.blogspot.com/2008/10/netbeans-blank-dialog-box-fix.html but it didn't worked.

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Vitaliy Pomazyonkov (vitorg) wrote :

I just unpacked Java to /opt/... and specified JAVA_HOME, all I need works fine.

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Soul-Sing (soulzing) wrote :

please update Sun java (jre) to the -13 update. ===>Hardy /Intrepid
There several security issue's in the earlier -updates! Why does Open Suse 11.1 update this Sun java jre -13 and Ubuntu Hardy and Intrepid not?! ( Hardy: JRE update -7!)
I unpacked java to /opt on 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu.

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