How-to Install Latest Oracle Java JDK 7 on Linux OpenSUSE 12.3 KDE4 64bit Easy Guide

April 26th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install the Latest Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 SE 64bit Release for OpenSUSE Linux 12.3 KDE4 x8664 Desktop.

Especially relevant: At the Same Time I’m also Illustrating here the Easiest Way of Installing the New Downloaded .rpm Packages with Dependencies on OpenSUSE KDE4 Desktop :)

To the Article Bottom Link to Installing the Latest Tomcat7 Java Server on OpenSUSE Linux.

The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a OpenSuse 12.3 KDE4 Desktop but the Procedure on Gnome, XFCE… Should be Near Identical.

So Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Breeze :)

Java on OpenSUSE
  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK 7:

    Oracle JDK Linux x64.rpm
  2. Select the Open with Package Installer Option

    We Suppose that you Browser like Firefox will Prompt you About the Downloading Procedure to Follow like Here.

    Install Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE 1

    If Not Prompted then Double Click on tar.gz Archive…

  3. When the Download is Achieved you will be Automatically Prompted for Installing
    Install Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE 2Install Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE 2a
  4. After all the Dependencies are Fulfilled Java is Ready to Be Installed
    Install Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE 3

    Follow to Confirm and Authorize Also if you Are Warned About Installation of Unsigned Content

    Install Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE 3aInstall Latest Java on OpenSuse 12 KDE Success

    In Case the Package Manager if Failing Find the Command Here:

    OpenSUSE Installing .rpm with Dependencies
  5. Managing Multiples Java Versions with update-alternatives
    su -c "zypper install update-alternatives"

    Find the Java JDK Version in Use:

    java -version

    To Switch the Java JDK Version:

    su -c "update-alternatives --config java"
  6. Getting-Started with Java JDK Development:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK
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