[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-09-05 Thread Matthew Toseland
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 11:07:46PM +0200, daniele wrote: > >You could always redistribute it with an app... in a bundle. You > >couldn't package it and distribute the package IIRC. > > Isn't it an operative system a computer application??? Unfortunately a single debian package isn't. Commercial

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-09-05 Thread daniele
Matthew Toseland ha scritto: On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 08:30:04PM +, Bob wrote: Matthew Exon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Bob wrote: I'd recommend looking at Ubuntu (or kUbuntu which uses KDE and is therefore a bit more windows-like), Fedora Core and similar. As far as Java goes, Ubuntu

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-09-05 Thread Matthew Toseland
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 11:07:46PM +0200, daniele wrote: You could always redistribute it with an app... in a bundle. You couldn't package it and distribute the package IIRC. Isn't it an operative system a computer application??? Unfortunately a single debian package isn't. Commercial dists

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-30 Thread Matthew Toseland
On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 08:30:04PM +, Bob wrote: Matthew Exon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Bob wrote: I'd recommend looking at Ubuntu (or kUbuntu which uses KDE and is therefore a bit more windows-like), Fedora Core and similar. As far as Java goes, Ubuntu doesn't come

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-27 Thread Bob
Matthew Exon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Bob wrote: I'd recommend looking at Ubuntu (or kUbuntu which uses KDE and is therefore a bit more windows-like), Fedora Core and similar. As far as Java goes, Ubuntu doesn't come with Java out of the box, although there are at least some

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread daniele
I think it is indifferent. Personally I have Debian. But any other distro would support Java, and Freenet needs only java. [Anon] Anon User ha scritto: -BEGIN TYPE III ANONYMOUS MESSAGE- Message-type: plaintext It sounds like a stupid question perhaps, but I'm currently on windows

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Alex R. Mosteo
daniele wrote: I think it is indifferent. Personally I have Debian. But any other distro would support Java, and Freenet needs only java. Yep, Mandrake 10.1 here and no worries. [Anon] Anon User ha scritto: -BEGIN TYPE III ANONYMOUS MESSAGE- Message-type: plaintext It sounds

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Matthew Exon
Debian doesn't include Sun Java - you have to either use Kaffee or some other free implementation, or use the java-package package to re-package the Sun packages into .deb packages. java-package is in contrib, which Debian won't use by default. Overall, it's a little hairy and confusing -

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread daniele
Well, maybe I'm too much mswin-like in my approach to app installation... I downloaded Java 1.5 for linux from Java.com and executed it!!! At the end, I had java installed... magic? I didn't ever know there were a contrib package of java... didn't ever searched it. (while I know of koffee

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Matthew Exon
daniele wrote: Well, maybe I'm too much mswin-like in my approach to app installation... I downloaded Java 1.5 for linux from Java.com and executed it!!! At the end, I had java installed... magic? I didn't ever know there were a contrib package of java... didn't ever searched it. And I'm

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread daniele
The sun installer will install java where you say it to install. I've installed it in /opt/java. Then symbolic linked the executables I needs in /usr/local/bin. A new version of java? I'll remove the directory /opt/java and redo the installation. If the internal tree of the java distribution is

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Matthew Exon
daniele wrote: The sun installer will install java where you say it to install. I've installed it in /opt/java. Then symbolic linked the executables I needs in /usr/local/bin. A new version of java? I'll remove the directory /opt/java and redo the installation. If the internal tree of the java

[freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Bob
[Anon] Anon User [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: -BEGIN TYPE III ANONYMOUS MESSAGE- Message-type: plaintext It sounds like a stupid question perhaps, but I'm currently on windows and am giving serious thought and study time to at minimum switching to a windows - - linux dual boot

Re: [freenet-support] Re: Which Linux for freenet?

2005-08-26 Thread Matthew Exon
Bob wrote: I'd recommend looking at Ubuntu (or kUbuntu which uses KDE and is therefore a bit more windows-like), Fedora Core and similar. As far as Java goes, Ubuntu doesn't come with Java out of the box, although there are at least some fairly clear instructions for installing it: