Install Oracle JDK 6 Fedora Linux Easy Visual-Guide

December 8, 2013 | By Stalker | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Fedora Linux

The Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle Java Development Kit 6 Fedora KDE/Gnome/Xfce/Lxde/Mate 32/64-bit Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Update your System Java to Oracle JDK 6 for Fedora Linux.

To Make the Easy to Understand and Visualize the Post Includes the Oracle JDK 6 Fedora Installation Screenshots of Steps Involved.

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6 for Linux

    Get Oracle JDK6 .bin
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 6 Fedora Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Extract the jdk6.bin Archive


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

    chmod +x </path/2>/jdk1.6*.bin
  4. Relocate JDK 6

    if [ ! -d "/usr/lib/jvm" ]; then mkdir /usr/lib/jvm; fi
    mv </path/2>/jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK 6

    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javac 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/jar 1065
    update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javaws 1065

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use with

    update-alternatives --config java

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First, Column. :)

  6. Optionally Set Java Environment Variable.

    su <myUser>
    nano $HOME/.bashrc


    export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.<X.Y_uZ>

    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano :)

    source $HOME/.bashrc
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    Install Oracle Java Firefox PlugIn
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