How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 X64 on Linux Slackware 14 64-bit KDE4 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

December 20, 2012 | By Regaz.

Install Oracle JDK 7 on Slackware 14.x 64-bit

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 on Linux Slackware 14 x8664 KDE4 Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Update your System Env Variables and PATH to make Slackware Aware of the Java JDK Installation.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development on Slackware 14.

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

To the Post Bottom there are also Links to Get Installed Apache Tomcat7 and Evernote for Linux Slackware.

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  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK:

    Oracle JDK x64 tar.gz
  • Right-Click on Archive > Open with Ark then Extract Into /tmp
    Install Oracle JDK 7 on Slackware 14.x - Extraction 1

  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 7 on Slackware 14.x - Open Terminal
  • Relocate Java JDK 7


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

    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.

    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/
  • Updating System Env Variables and Path

    nano /etc/profile


    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7.0_[xy]
    export PATH="$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH"

    Just Substitute the Java JDK Update Version to [xy].

    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit from nano.

    To Load New Env. Settings:

    source /etc/profile

    Check if your New Java is Working :)

    java -version
  • How to Install Oracle Java Browser Plug-In:

    Install Oracle Java Firefox PlugIn

  • How to Install Apache Tomcat 7 Server on Linux Slackware.

    How Install Tomcat7 for Slackware

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