How-to Install Oracle Official Java JDK7 x64 for Linux Mageia Cauldron & 3 KDE4 64bit Desktop Step-by-Step

February 12th, 2013 by Regaz

Installing Oracle JDK 7 on Mageia Linux




The Tutorial Shows You by Easy Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 64bit on Mageia Linux Cauldron & 3 x8664 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.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the essentials steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

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

    Oracle JDK x64.tar.gz
  2. Right-Click Open with Ark on the tar.gz Archive Linux KDE4 JDK Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 3 KDE Open Terminal
  4. Relocate JDK 7
    su 

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

    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 Getting-Started 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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