How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Mageia 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

April 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Mageia Linux 32/64bit




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Oracle-Sun Official Java Development Kit 6 i586/x8664 for Mageia 1/2/3/4 and Cauldron 32/64bit KDE/Gnome Linux Desktop.

After Installing you will need to Use the update-alternatives Command Tool to Update your System Java to Oracle Java 1.6 JDK6.

To the Article Bottom there is a Link for Quick Start with Java JDK 6 Development and also How-to Install Eclipse for Java on Mageia Linux.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content and Details of How-to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Mageia Linux are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands and Make the Tut Easier to Understand ;)

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Mageia Linux - Featured
  1. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6:

    Oracle JDK6 x86/x8664 .bin
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Oracle JDK 6 on Mageia Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    /jdk1.6*.bin
  4. Relocate JDK 6
    mv /jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm
  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK6
    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

    To Switch of Java Version Just Enter the Reference Number on First Column. :)

  6. Getting-Started:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK6
  7. How-to Install Eclipse for Java Developers on Mageia:

    Install Eclipse Java for Mageia

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