The Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 SE x8664 Release for Linux RedHat RHEL 6 Gnome x8664 Desktop.
After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to Sun SE JDK 7.
To the Post Bottom you Find Link to Installing the Tomcat7 Java Web-Server for RedHat RHEL Linux Distro.
The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a RHEL 6 Gnome Desktop but the Procedure on KDE, XFCE… Should be Near Identical.
Following the Easiest and Practicable Way I have Expressly Excluded the Use of Terminal Commands here.
So Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Breeze :)
Download Oracle Java SE JDK 7:JDK 7 Linux x64.rpm
- Select the Open with Package Installer Option
I Suppose that your Browser like Firefox will Prompt you About the Downloading Procedure to Follow like Here.
- When the Download is Achieved you will be Automatically Prompted for Installing
Follow to Confirm and Authorize Also if you Are Warned About Installation of Unsigned Content…
- To Update or Switch the System Java to Oracle-Sun Java JDK
update-alternatives --config java
Just Select the Installed JDK Item Number.
Optionally Set Java Environment Variable
Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)
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