How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on OpenSUSE 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

April 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 6 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x 32/64bit




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java Development Kit 6 i586/x8664 for OpenSUSE 32/64bit KDE/Gnome Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Command Tool to Update your System Java to Oracle Java 1.6 JDK6.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Getting-Started with Java JDK 6 Development and also How-to Install Eclipse for Java on OpenSUSE Linux.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content and Details of How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Oracle JDK 6 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6:

    Oracle JDK6 x86/x8664 .bin
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 6 on OpenSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x - Open Terminal
  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive
    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    /jdk1.6*.bin
  4. Relocate JDK 6
    mv /jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK6
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install \
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javaws 1065

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use with

    update-alternatives --config java

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First Column. :)

  6. Getting-Started:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK6
  7. How-to Install Eclipse for Java Developers on OpenSUSE:

    Install Eclipse Java for OpenSUSE
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