uninstalling Java in KDA Mint 14

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uninstalling Java in KDA Mint 14

Postby pugg » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:26 pm

What syntext to I use to uninstall all the Java stuff in Mint 14, on a new install.

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Re: uninstalling Java in KDA Mint 14

Postby xenopeek » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:29 pm

Some programs need Java I think, so that might be a larger action than you intended. If you are doing this over security concerns for Java remote exploits, then you could instead remove IcedTea. That is the Java client for your web browser. With that removed, your web browser won't open Java plugins on websites any longer and hence negative this security threat. See here how to do this: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=119955#p660774

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