Java on servers, embedded java, desktop java and every major use of Java in the industry you can think of is not vulnerable at all. This vulnerability only affects Java plugins in the browsers, and this makes your headlines very misleading.
You probably don't have any idea what a "java-free operating system" really means. Thousands of big enterprises are relying on Java-based desktop applications which are not affected at all. Even more have a major part of their software infrastructure based on server-side java technologies which are not vulnerable as well. You only need to disable the Java browser plugin to be safe against recent attacks. You don't need to "kill it", "remove it" or "disable it in the OS".
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