Java JDK new license

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Java JDK new license

Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:12 pm

I have an installation of Logicaldoc CE on an Ubuntu server machine.
I am planning to use it for saving, keeping and tracking several documents for a little office.
Starting April 16, 2019, Oracle has changed its license agreement for Java Se (former Oracle JDK for Java 8 and later) and so the ppa I used to update Java on my Ubuntu server installation of Logicaldoc CE does not work anymore.
Oracle site says that OpenJDK is the open source alternative to Java SE, but I read that OpenJDK does not fit Logicaldoc.
So my question is how can I keep my installation updated? Can I use OpenJDK instead of Java SE (which requires registration)?
Thank you in advance and regards
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Re: Java JDK new license

Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:37 pm

Hi Dino,
OpenJDK works well and you can use it safely.

Of course, if yours is a critical application and you want to be sure you are always up to date and have a reference point / support for Java issues, consider signing up for the Oracle 11 Java license program (this is a monthly subscription )

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