Saturday, June 15, 2013

How-to Install Latest Oracle Java JDK 7 on Linux OpenSUSE 12.3 Gnome3 64bit Easy Guide

The Guide Show How-to Install the Latest Oracle-Sun Java JDK 7 SE 64bit Release for Linux OpenSUSE 12.3 Gnome3 x86_64 Desktop.


Take Note: At the Same Time I'm also Illustrating here the Easiest Way of Installing the New Downloaded .rpm Packages with Dependencies on OpenSUSE Gnome3 Desktop :)


To the Post Bottom Link to Installing the Latest Tomcat7 Java Server on Linux OpenSUSE.


The Screenshots of Installation Correspond to the Install on a OpenSuse 12.3 Gnome3 Desktop but the Procedure on KDE4, XFCE... Should be Near Identical.


So Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Breeze :)

Java on OpenSUSE
  1. Download Oracle-Sun Java SE JDK 7:

    Oracle JDK7 Linux x64.rpm
  2. Open Terminal Window
    Linux OpenSuse 12 Gnome 3  Open Terminal
  3. Installing Oracle Java JDK7
    cd </path/2/jdk-7*.rpm>
    su -c "zypper install jdk-7*.rpm"
  4. Managing Multiples Java Versions with update-alternatives
    su -c "zypper install update-alternatives"

    Find the Java JDK Version in Use:

    java -version

    To Switch the Java JDK Version:

    su -c "update-alternatives --config java"
  5. Getting-Started with Java JDK7 Development:

    Getting-Started Quickly with JDK7