Install Oracle JDK 6 Fedora Linux 32/64-bit 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 13/14/15/16/17/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26/27 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 Look: Solution

    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
  7. How-to Install Oracle Java Browser Plug-In:

    Install Oracle Java Firefox PlugIn
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    Installing Evernote for Fedora

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