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comment Is it possible to run NXT-G software under Linux using Wine?
I was hoping, since the new brick actually runs Linux as its internal OS, that they will support Linux with the Ev3 software, too, but, apparently, they do not. A pity.
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
I mean the original ones. The quoted ones work, but still see my other point.
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
That depends on your shell, and perhaps on your specific setting. When I try to run them from an empty directory, the shell complains that it cannot find any match, and cannot therefore expand the glob. Another problem is that you are relying on the fact that there is no other completely unrelated package that has, by chance, the string jre in its name. While that seems to be the case in the current Debian repos, it may not be the best idea to rely on it, in the case someone packages the (fictional) program jrecode which converts between differet japanese character sets.
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
less is more!
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
Are you sure you used apt-cache? As far as I know apt-cache does not even have a remove command, anyway, apt-cache is for querying the apt cache, not for installing and unistalling packages. Using apt-get remove <package>, or apt-get purge <package> would be better. I myself use aptitude for tasks like that, it has nice user interface, or if you want something with a GUI, synaptic is supposed to be good.
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
I doubt that will work, at least when called from shell. The shell will interpret the asterisks as shell globs, and try to expand them. Depending on your setting, most likely it will try to expand them into a list of all files in the working directory that have the string jre (or icedtea) in their filename. Even if there are such files, it is very unlikely that their filenames will be exactly the names of the packages you want to remove.
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
Also, there is something strange about the order in your pipes: do you have any reason for having less before grep?
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comment How do I remove Java in Debian?
How exactly did you remove the packages? Because deinstall just means that it is selected for deinstallation, but not actually deinstalled.
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