The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java JDK 7 SE Release for Linux RedHat RHEL 6.4 KDE4 i686 Desktop.
After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to Sun SE JDK 7.
To the Post Bottom you Find Link to Installing the Tomcat7 Java Web-Server for RHEL Distro.
The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a Red Hat RHEL Linux 6 KDE Desktop but the Procedure on Gnome, XFCE… Should be Near Identical.
Following the Easiest and Practicable Way I have Expressly Excluded the Use of Terminal Commands here.
So Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Breeze :)
Download Latest Oracle 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.
- 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…
- To Update or Switch the System Java to Sun Java SE JDK
update-alternatives --config java
Just Select the Installed JDK Item Number.
Getting-Started with Java Development:Getting-Started Quickly with JDK
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