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Without knowing whether they are there or not. I notice I have a java policy tools 6 and 7 which means that the old one didn't go.

I would like to clean up the computer by getting rid of old software/conflicts

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I think I figured it out. But you may want to verify. In the terminal, type in:

locate policytool

Do you get java-6-openjdk files AND java-7-openjdk files? If so, simply uninstall the openjdk6 files.

Open synaptic (Menu -> System Tools -> Synaptic Package Manager) and search for openjdk.


Right click the openjdk-6 files, and remove.


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Thanks I'm ok with that example specifically. I was just wondering if there was a way to locate sneakier examples without first knowing they are there. – Magpie Jul 18 '12 at 2:39

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