How to install Oracle JRE 8 on Fedora Linux Easy Guide

April 17, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Fedora

Welcome Fedora User! The Tutorial Shows You in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle-Sun Java Runtime Environment 8 in Fedora 32/64-bit Gnome/Kde/Xfce/Lxde/Mate GNU/Linux Desktops.

After Installing Java JRE 8 on Fedora you’ll need to Use the update-alternatives Tool to Update your System Java to 1.8 JRE8.

Furthermore, included in the guide Links to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse IDE for Fedora Linux.

Finally, the Contents and Details of How to Install Oracle JRE 8 on Fedora Linux are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

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  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 Fedora - Open Terminal Window

  3. And to Install Oracle Java JRE 8
    Access the Target folder:

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    

    Login as SuperUser:

    sudo su
    

    Make JRE 8 Installation:

    yum install ./jre-8*-linux*.rpm
    
  4. Then 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 Fedora:

    Install Eclipse for Java Fedora
  5. 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 Selection Number on First Column. :)
    Last Achieve the SuperUser session:

    exit
  6. How to Install Oracle-Sun JDK 8 on Fedora Linux

    Install Oracle JDK8 for Fedora

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


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