How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 on Manjaro 32bit Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

January 23, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Install Oracle JDK for Manjaro Linux

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JDK 7 32-bit on Manjaro 0.8.2 i686 Xfce Desktop.

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

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 7 Development on Manjaro 0.8.2.

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.

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  1. Download Java SE JDK 7:

    Java JDK 7 i586 tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive and Extract Into /tmpLinux Manjaro Xfce Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction

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

    Linux Manjaro 0.8.2 Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK


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

    chmod +x /tmp/jdk1.7*/bin/*
    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/
  5. SetUp the Java JDK Environment Variables

    Get the Exact Path to Insert with:

    cd /usr/lib/jvm/jdk*

    Copy (Select & Ctrl+Shift+c) the Path to Paste (Ctrl+Shift+v) into the Config File:

    nano /etc/profile.d/
    export J2SDKDIR=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7[x.y]
    export J2REDIR=$J2SDKDIR/jre
    export JAVA_HOME=$J2SDKDIR/

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)

    nano /etc/profile.d/oraclejdk7.csh
    setenv J2SDKDIR=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7[x.y]
    setenv J2REDIR=$J2SDKDIR/jre
    setenv JAVA_HOME=$J2SDKDIR/
  6. SetUp Java JDK Path

    Check if Another Jdk Releases is Already Installed:

    pacman -Q | grep jdk
    • If Yes then provide to Rename the Config Files in /etc/profile.d:

      mv /etc/profile.d/.sh /etc/profile.d/.sh.back
      mv /etc/profile.d/.csh /etc/profile.d/.csh.back

      LogOut and LogIn Again

      Then provide to Modify the Simlinks to Java Executables:

      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/java /usr/bin/java
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/javac /usr/bin/javac
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/jre /usr/bin/jre
      ln -fs $JAVA_HOME/bin/javaws /usr/bin/javaws
    • If Not then will be Enough to Edit the Bash Config file for the User:

      nano ~/.bashrc


      export PATH="$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH"

      Then LogOut and LogIn Again

  7. Getting-Started with Oracle Java JDK Development:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK

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