How-to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 on Linux Mandriva Visual-Guide

October 31st, 2012 by Regaz

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 on Linux Mandriva 2011 KDE4 32/64-bit Desktop.

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

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development and also to Install the Evernote Clone on Linux Mandriva.

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 Understand ;)

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  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK 7:

    JDK 7 tar.gz
  2. Find and Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive

    Extract it Into the /tmp Folder.

    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path

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

    Start Menu Search Terminal

    Rosa Marathon 2012 Marathon Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK 7

    su 

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

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi

    The above command is used to create a jvm directory if not already there.

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

    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

How-to Install Evernote Linux for Mandriva:

Evernote for Mandriva

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