How-to install Oracle JRE 8 on Red Hat Linux 6.x i686-x86-64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 17th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Red Hat Linux 6.x 32/64bit




The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 8 i586/x64 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 32/64bit Gnome/Kde Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JRE8.

To the Oracle JRE 8 Installation RHEL 6.x Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for Red Hat Linux.

Furthermore to Make the Process Easier to Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

The Content and Details of How-to Install Oracle JRE 8 on RHEL 6.x are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Red Hat Entrprise Linux 6.x - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JRE 8 for Linux:

    Oracle JRE 8 i586/x8664 .rpm
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JRE 8 on Red Hat Entrprise Linux 6.X - Open Terminal Window

  3. Installing Oracle Java JRE 8

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    
    sudo su
    
    yum install ./jre-8*-linux*.rpm
    
  4. Update System Java to Oracle JRE8
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/java/jre1.8*/bin/java 1065
    
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/java/jre1.8*/bin/javaws 1065
    

    How-to Install Latest Eclipse for Java SE on Linux Red Hat:

    Install Eclipse for Java Red Hat

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use
    with

    update-alternatives --config java

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Selection Number on First Column. :)
    Last Achieve the SuperUser session:

    exit
  5. How-to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 8 on Red Hat Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK8 for Red Hat

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JRE 8 Use & Development.

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