How-to Install Oracle Java JDK 7 on Oracle Linux 6 x86_64 Gnome Easy Visual-Guide

September 3rd, 2012 by Regaz

Install Oracle JDK 7 on Oracle Linux 6.X Gnome 64bit




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 x64 Release on a Oracle-Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 Gnome 64bit Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to Sun SE JDK 7.

To the Post Bottom you Find Link to Guide on Installing Tomcat7 Java Web-Server for Oracle-Linux Distro.

The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a Oracle Linux 6 Gnome Desktop but the Procedure on KDE, XFCE… Should be Near Identical.

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 :)

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 7:

    Sun JDK 7 Linux x64.rpm
  2. Select the Open with Package Installer Option

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

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  3. When the Download is Achieved you will be Automatically Prompted for Installing
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    Follow to Confirm and Authorize Also if you Are Warned About Installation of Unsigned Content

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  4. Installing Oracle Java JDK 7

    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. :)

  5. Optionally Set Java Environment Variable

    su <myUser>
    nano $HOME/.bashrc

    Append:

    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.<X.Y_uZ>

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)

    source $HOME/.bashrc
  6. How-to Install Oracle Java Browser Plug-In:

    Install Oracle Java Firefox PlugIn

Guides to Installing the Tomcat 7 Server on Oracle-Linux:

Install Tomcat7 for Oracle-Linux

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