Howto Install Oracle Java JDK 7 on OS4 OpenDesktop 13 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 8th, 2012 by Regaz

Install Oracle JDK 7 on OS4 Linux




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 x64 on Linux OS4 OpenDesktop 13 x64 Desktop.

After Installing you can 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 JBoss Java Server for Linux OS4 OpenDesktop 13.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the How-to Install Oracle JDK 7 on OS4 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;)

Install Oracle JDK 7 on OS4 - Featured
  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK:

    Sun Java JDK 7 x64 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Oracle JDK 7 on OS4 - 1
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Oracle JDK 7 on OS4 - Open Terminal Window
  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*

    Reiterate the Execution Permission over the Java binaries

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

    Finally Shift the Java content 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

    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

Installing the JBoss Server on Linux OS4:

Installing JBoss 7.1 on Linux OS4

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