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How to install Jre in Fedora Linux

May 10, 2010

fedoraFirst check latest version of JAVA RUN TIME ENVIRONMENT at

Then download Linux (Self-Extracting File) it looks like this
jre-6u14-linux-i586.bin (version may be change)

now login as a root

[root@amit]# mkdir /usr/java ### Create java directory under /usr

then mv jre-6u14-linux-i586.bin file to /usr/java/ by following command

[root@amit]# mv jre-6u14-linux-i586.bin /usr/java

Now make it executable by using following command

[root@amit /usr/java]# chmod u+x jre-6u14-linux-i586.bin

now simply execute it :

[root@amit /usr/java]# ./jre-6u14-linux-i586.bin

NOTE : it require some packages to be pre-installed like
compat-libstdc++ , gcc, compat-libstdc++

After successfully installation make it compatible with FIREFOX by using :

[root@amit /usr/java]# ln -s /usr/java/jre1.6.0_14/plugin/i386/ns7/ /root/.mozilla/plugins/

Now restart your Firefox web Browser and Enjoy…..

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