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  • Fedora Decides On Headless Java, Third-Party Repos

    Phoronix: Fedora Decides On Headless Java, Third-Party Repos

    The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee is back in the season of evaluating features for the next Fedora Linux release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTU0MTM

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    The headless Java packages for Fedora 21 will have a smaller dependency chain and be more ideal for installing in server environments.
    I wouldn't count on the latter... I know that at least some of the Oracle applications use Java-based graphical installers, so even though it's a server, you'd still need both a full version of Java, and X support...

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    • #3
      Ubuntu has headless package from a lot of time

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      • #4
        Originally posted by bulletxt View Post
        Ubuntu has headless package from a lot of time
        ...because it imported the java headless package from Debian.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Delgarde View Post
          I wouldn't count on the latter... I know that at least some of the Oracle applications use Java-based graphical installers, so even though it's a server, you'd still need both a full version of Java, and X support...
          Then, if the Oracle application requires it, install the headfull version. Luckily the world doesn't depend only on Oracle.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by panda84 View Post
            Then, if the Oracle application requires it, install the headfull version. Luckily the world doesn't depend only on Oracle.
            Sadly, at work mine does...

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