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Replacing JDK 6 with JDK 5

Simon Knight
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Joined: Mar 04, 2004
Posts: 25
Hi - I currently have JDK 6 installed but want to change to JDK 5 due to library conflicts. Do I need to remove JDK 6 first?

Cheers,
Simon Knight
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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Depends what you use it for. It may be as simple as changing your JAVA_HOME environment variable
Simon Knight
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 04, 2004
Posts: 25
I'm using it for programming - as research for my FYP I want to brush up on web development using the SUN Web Developer Tutorial, which recommends JDK 5 due to the tutroial examples encountering "library conflicts with JDK 6".

Any further advice?
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

In general you should be able to install J5 and change your path.

I have 1.4, 5 and 6 on my machine with no problems and regularly switch between them.
Simon Knight
Greenhorn

Joined: Mar 04, 2004
Posts: 25
Cool - cheers for that!
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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