How-to install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 7.x 32-64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

February 9th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 7.x 32/64bit



The Linux Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 8 i586/x64 for CentOS 7.x i686/x8664 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 CentOS 7.x Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for CentOS 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 JRE 8 on CentOS 7.x are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

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  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 CentOS 7.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 CentOS:

    Install Eclipse for Java CentOS

    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. :)

  5. How-to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 8 on CentOS Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK8 for CentOS

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

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