The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 i586 Release for Mageia Linux 1-2 KDE4 i686 Desktop.
After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to Sun SE JDK 7.
To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development and also How-to Install the Java Web-Servers Tomcat7 for Mageia Linux.
The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a Mageia 2 KDE Desktop but the Procedure on Gnome… Should be very Similar.
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 i586.rpm
- Select the Open with Software Installer Option
We Suppose that you Browser like Firefox will Prompt you About the Downloading Procedure to Follow like Here.
If Not Prompted then Double Click on tar.gz Archive…
- When the Download is Achieved you will be Automatically Prompted for Installing
- Installing Oracle Java-Sun Java SE JDK 7
update-alternatives --config java
Just Select the Installed JDK Item Number.
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