How to install Oracle JRE 8 on openSUSE Linux Easy Visual-Guide

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

Oracle JRE 8 Installation on openSUSE Linux

The Guide Shows You in Easy-Steps How to Install Oracle-Sun Java Runtime Environment 8 for openSUSE 12.x/13.x/42.x-Leap/15.x-Leap 32/64-bit Gnome/Kde GNU/Linux Desktop.

And with the Java SE Runtime Environment 8 for openSUSE you’ll be able to Run Java Software and Programs.

But If You Need Both to Run and Develop Java Software then You’ll need to Install the Java Development Kit

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

Finally, to the Oracle JRE 8 Installation openSUSE Bottom there is a Link to Installing Oracle JDK 8 and Eclipse for Java Developers for openSUSE Linux.

Install Oracle JRE 8 on openSUSE 12.x-13.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 openSUSE 12.x-13.x - Open Terminal Window

  3. Installing Oracle Java JRE 8

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su
    sudo zypper 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 openSUSE:

    Install Eclipse for Java openSUSE

    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 openSUSE Linux

    Install Oracle JDK8 for openSUSE

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

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