Bug 109084 - JRE Help page should mention how to set default JRE
Summary: JRE Help page should mention how to set default JRE
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Help-Changes-Features
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Reported: 2017-07-12 14:59 UTC by Samuel Mehrbrodt (CIB)
Modified: 2018-09-29 20:41 UTC (History)
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Description Samuel Mehrbrodt (CIB) 2017-07-12 14:59:58 UTC
There are several ways how to set the default JRE, but this is only documented in source code.

Please add this information to the help page.

The standard JRE can be set:
* By setting the environment variable JAVA_HOME
* By adding a JRE to the $PATH variable
* By providing a configuration file like in the user profile (config/javasettings_*.xml in <instdir>/presets/config (e.g. on Ubuntu /usr/lib/libreoffice/presets/config)
Comment 1 Samuel Mehrbrodt (CIB) 2017-07-12 15:08:14 UTC
This is the page: https://help.libreoffice.org/Common/Advanced