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G'day all,

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 When trying to upgrade the oracle java installer from the webupd8team ppa I get an error that says I declined to accept the licence. I am never offered the option of accepting the licence. The installer has been a great way to install and keep Oracle java up to date. I'd like to keep using it.

Any fixes?


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How are you running the installation? Through synaptic? Through terminal? – hexafraction Oct 13 '12 at 0:27
I use the Update Manager GUI and install all recommended updates. – Allan Oct 14 '12 at 4:38
I now uncheck the box next to the Java Installer so that the other updates go ahead. The Java installer is downloaded but not installed. – Allan Oct 14 '12 at 4:39
Try updating it via the Synaptic package manager or the terminal while I file a bug. – hexafraction Oct 14 '12 at 11:56
I'm assuming it did let you accept when you installed it? What was the package name? – hexafraction Oct 14 '12 at 12:26

I had the same issue via Update Manager and it would not present the version 12.10 upgrade either. I updated the package through the shell with apt and was presented a dialog to accept the license. It worked fine. I re-launched Update Manager and was able to proceed with the version upgrade.

EDIT: The package name was oracle-java7-installer


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Can you give a link to this package ? I couldn't find it in standard PPA. – NorTicUs Oct 19 '12 at 8:08

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