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libjinput-java and libjinput-jni are built from the same source. The -java package contains the architecture-independent, pure Java JAR, and the -jni package contains the architecture-specific library which provides the native functionality required by the Java package. Notice that libjinput-java depends on libjinput-jni: they're not two different ...
The standard way of indicating that a .deb package requires a Java runtime environment (the JVM, not the JDK) is to specify a dependency on default-jre or default-jre-headless (the former for programs with GUIs, the latter if no GUI is necessary), with alternative dependencies on the appropriate versions of java-runtime (java6-runtime if your application ...
Apache is a web server. It doesn't have a servlet/JSP engine built into it. You can install Tomcat, which is a servlet/JSP engine, and configure Apache to forward requests for servlets and JSPs to it. You should also know that Tomcat is not a full Java EE app server. It's a servlet/JSP engine, just a subset of Java EE. It doesn't have capabilities for EJBs ...
Installing openjdk-8 from this Launchpad PPA is safe. To install OpenJDK 8 execute the following commands : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openjdk-r/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk
You need to enable an extra Red Hat Network channel first -- see their guide at https://access.redhat.com/solutions/732883
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