How to install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 6.x i686/x86-64 Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 17, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit

The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle-Sun Java Runtime Environment 8 for CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit Gnome/Kde Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JRE8.

To the Oracle JRE 8 Installation CentOS 6.x Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for CentOS Linux.

Furthermore, to Make the Process Easier to Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

The Contents and Details of How to Install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 6.x are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 6.x - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JRE 8 for Linux

    Oracle JRE 8 i586/x8664 .rpm
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JRE 8 on CentOS 6.X - Open Terminal Window

  3. Installing Oracle Java JRE 8

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su
    yum install ./jre-8*-linux*.rpm
  4. Update System Java to Oracle JRE8

    update-alternatives --install 
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/java/jre1.8*/bin/java 1065
    update-alternatives --install 
    /usr/bin/javaws javaws /usr/java/jre1.8*/bin/javaws 1065

    How to Install the Latest Eclipse for Java SE on Linux CentOS:

    Install Eclipse for Java CentOS

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use

    update-alternatives --config java

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Selection Number on First Column. :)
    Last Achieve the SuperUser session:

  5. How to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 8 on CentOS Linux

    Install Oracle JDK8 for CentOS

    Now Thanks to Oracle-Sun Corporation You are Able to Successfully Start with Java JRE 8 Use & Development.

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