The Guide shows you How to Install the Latest Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 SE 32-bit Release for openSUSE 12.3 KDE4 i686 Desktop.
Especially relevant: At the Same Time I’m also illustrating here the Easiest Way of Installing the New Downloaded .rpm Packages with Dependencies on openSUSE KDE4 Desktop :)
To the Article Bottom Link to Installing the Latest Tomcat7 Java Server on openSUSE Linux.
The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a OpenSuse 12.3 KDE4 Desktop but the Procedure on GNOME, XFCE… Should be Near Identical.
So Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Breeze :)
Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK 7:Oracle JDK Linux i586.rpm
Select the Open with Package Installer Option
We Suppose that you Browser like Firefox will Prompt you About the Downloading Procedure to Follow like Here.
If Not Prompted then Double Click on tar.gz Archive…
When the Download is Achieved you will be Automatically Prompted for Installing
After all the Dependencies are Fulfilled Java is Ready to Be Installed
Follow to Confirm and Authorize Also if you Are Warned About Installation of Unsigned Content…
In Case the Package Manager if Failing Find the Command Here:OpenSUSE Installing .rpm with Dependencies
Managing Multiples Java Versions with update-alternatives
sudo su -c "zypper in update-alternatives"
Find the Java JDK Version in Use:
To Switch the Java JDK Version:
su -c "update-alternatives --config java"
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