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When I install this:

sudo apt-get install -y sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin

I am still forced to select OK and YES during the install.

The -y switch doesn't work for this.

Is there a way to do this automatically?

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One direction to pursue, if you're up for an adventure. – ændrük Oct 31 '11 at 2:51
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  • Create a file containing this line (columns separated by a tab):

    sun-java6-bin   shared/accepted-sun-dlj-v1-1    boolean     true
  • Import this into debconf with sudo debconf-set-selections < file.

  • Install the packages

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