How-to Install Custom Oracle Java JDK 7 on Linux Sabayon 11-12 Mate 64bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

April 25th, 2013 by Regaz

Install Oracle Jdk 7 Sabayon 11-12 Linux




The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 64bit for Linux Sabayon 11.X/12.X Mate amd64 Desktop.

The Process is a Little Beat Tedious and Complicated but it Simply Give you the Freedom to Know and to Choose Freely which JDK to Install.)

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 Sabayon
  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK 7:

    Sun JDK 7 x8664.tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction 1

    Extract it Into the /tmp Folder.

    Java JDK 7 tar.gz Extraction Path

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Sabayon 11 Mate 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*

    Then to shift the Oracle JDK 7 contents

    mv /tmp/jdk1.7* /opt
  5. Make a New Java JDK 7 Config File
    nano /usr/share/java-config-2/vm/oracle-sun-jdk7u

    Substitute to the X the Concord Java Update Version.

    Insert something like Here Below and Just Substituting the JDK Paths and Version Only in the First Three lines


    VERSION="Oracle-Sun JDK 7u"
    JAVA_HOME="/opt/"
    JDK_HOME="/opt/
    "
    JAVAC="${JAVA_HOME}/bin/javac"
    PATH="${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/bin"
    ROOTPATH="${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/bin"
    LDPATH="${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/amd64/:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/amd64/native_threads/:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/amd64/xawt/:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/amd64/server/"
    MANPATH="/opt/icedtea-bin-7.2.2.1/man"
    PROVIDES_TYPE="JDK JRE"
    PROVIDES_VERSION="1.7"
    # Taken from sun.boot.class.path property
    BOOTCLASSPATH="${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/resources.jar:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/rt.jar:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/jsse.jar:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/jce.jar:${JAVA_HOME}/jre/lib/charsets.jar"
    GENERATION="2"
    ENV_VARS="JAVA_HOME JDK_HOME JAVAC PATH ROOTPATH LDPATH MANPATH"
    VMHANDLE="icedtea-bin-7"
    BUILD_ONLY="FALSE"

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
    Ctrl+x to Save and Exit

  6. Updating the System to Custom Oracle Sun JDK 7

    Make a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/jdk1.7.0_0X//usr/lib/jvm/oracle-sun-jdk7uX

    Find the New JDK 7 Installation

    java-config -L

    Switch System Java to the New Manually Installed JDK 7

    java-config --set-system-vm oracle-sun-jdk7uX

    Test JDK 7 Installation

    java -version
  7. How-to Install Latest Eclipse IDE JEE on Linux Sabayon:

    Install Eclipse JEE for Sabayon

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