Sunday, January 13, 2013

Remove Java on Debian Linux

A security-related problem occurred. It was time to remove Java.

Disable Java in Firefox

# change the current working directory
cd /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

# delete this file

Uninstall Java

# delete all the Java files
# change the current working directory
# e.g. If Java was installed in this place: /opt/jre1.6.0_32
# e.g. cd /opt
cd /pathToFolderContainingJavaFiles/

# delete that folder and its files
# e.g. rm -r ./jre1.6.0_32 
rm -r ./folderContainingJavaFiles


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