How-to install Oracle JRE 8 on Mageia Linux i686/x86-64 Linux Easy Visual-Guide

April 17th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JRE 8 on Mageia Linux 32/64bit

The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java SE JRE 8 i586/x64 for Mageia 1-2-3-4 Cauldron 32/64bit 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 Mageia Linux Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for Mageia Linux.

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

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  1. Download Oracle Java SE JRE 8 for Linux:

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

    Right-Click on Desktop >> Konsole

    Install Oracle JRE 8 on Mageia 1/2/3/4 Cauldron Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Installing Oracle Java JRE 8

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    urpmi ./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 Latest Eclipse for Java SE on Linux Mageia:

    Install Eclipse for Java Mageia

    Checking or Setting the System Java Version in Use

    update-alternatives --config java

    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 Mageia Linux:

    Install Oracle JDK8 for Mageia

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

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