Oracle Java JDK7 i586 How to Install and Getting Started for Linux Mageia 1-2 Gnome3 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 18, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Tutorial shows you by Easy Steps How to Install and Getting-Started with the Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK i586 on Mageia Linux 1-2 GNOME3 i686 Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.7.

Finally, to the article Bottom there is a Link 4 Getting Installed also the Java Tomcat 7 Servers on Mageia 2 GNOME Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

Java On Mageia
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 7:

    JDK 7 i586.tar.gz
  2. Find and Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction 1

    Extract it Into the /tmp Folder.

    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Mageia Linux 2 GNOME 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK 7

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/jdk1.7*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

    chmod -R +x /tmp/jdk1.7*/bin

    Finally, Shift the Java contents with

    mv /tmp/jdk1.7* /usr/lib/jvm/
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 7

    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7*/bin/javaws 1065

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use with.

    update-alternatives --config java

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

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

  6. Getting-Started and Running with JDK 7:

    Quick Start Tutorial for JDK 7 Development

Guides to Installing the Tomcat 7 Server on Linux:

How to Install Tomcat 7 on Linux Distros

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