How to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Fedora 28 GNU/Linux

August 24, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Oracle JDK 6 Fedora 28 Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Oracle-Sun Java JDK 6 in Fedora 28 32/64-bit GNU+Linux Desktop.

And the Oracle Java JDK 6 for Fedora 28 includes tools useful for developing and testing programs written in the Java programming language and running on the Java platform.

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 Links for Quick Start with Java JDK 6 Development with the Best Java IDEs: Eclipse, NetBeans & IntelliJ IDEA.

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

Install Oracle JDK 6 on Fedora 28 - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Oracle JDK 6 on Fedora 28 - Open Terminal
  2. Download Oracle Java SE JDK 6 for Linux

    Oracle JDK6 x86/x8664 .bin
  3. Then Unpack the jdk6.bin Archive
    First Access the Target:

    cd && cd Downloads

    Now to Check the Package is here:

    ls .

    Finally, to Extract the Binaries:

    cd && cd Downloads
    ./jdk1.6*.bin
  4. Follow to Relocate JDK 6

    sudo mv ./jdk1.6.* /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6

    And if Not jvm Dir then first do:

    mkdir /usr/lib/jvm

    Give you Admin Pass to Enable the “sudo” Command.

  5. Installing Oracle Java JDK6

    sudo update-alternatives --install 
    /usr/bin/java java /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/java 1065
    sudo update-alternatives --install 
    /usr/bin/javac javac /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/javac 1065
    sudo update-alternatives --install 
    /usr/bin/jar jar /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.6.*/bin/jar 1065
    sudo 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

    sudo update-alternatives --config java

    And for the Java Compiler instead:

    sudo update-alternatives --config javac

    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 the Latest Eclipse 2019-06 R Java JEE for Fedora:
    Setup Eclipse on Fedora.

    How to Install Netbeans 8 IDE for Java on Fedora: Installing NetBeans IDE for Java 8 on Fedora.

    How to Install IntelliJ IDEA 2019 for Java Dev on Fedora: Installing IntelliJ IDEA for Java 8 on Fedora.


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