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How to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14 (64-bit)

This tutorial is for the installation of Oracle Java Runtime Environment in 64-bit Fedora systems. The installation process is slightly different from the 32-bit.

1. Install these libraries that needed by Java.

yum -y install compat-libstdc++-296 compat-libstdc++-33

2. Go to the site below and grab the latest version of Java Runtime Environment.
http://java.com/en/

IMPORTANT: Make sure to download only the "Linux x64 RPM *".

3. After downloading the file, make it executable and install.

How to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14

Fedora 14 comes with the open source Java called OpenJDK which is working fine, but if you have issues on it or its not working for whatever reason and you want to install the original Java from Oracle, just follow the tutorial below.

This is a straightforward tutorial on how to install Oracle Java Runtime Environment in Fedora 14.

1. Install these libraries that needed by Java.
Open up your terminal and run this command.

yum -y install compat-libstdc++-296 compat-libstdc++-33

How to install latest Flash Player plugin for Firefox on Fedora 11

Adobe flash player is available via yum. To download flash player, enable adobe yum repo using this command:

rpm -Uvh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe-release/adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm

After enabling the repo, install the flash player plugin. Type this command:

yum install flash-plugin

Flash player is now installed in your system, just restart your firefox if is currently running and you can now watch flash content in your browser.

How to install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Fedora 11

This is a straightforward tutorial on how to install Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Fedora 11.
1. Go to the site below and grab the latest version of Java Runtime Environment.
http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
2. After downloading the file, make the file executable

chmod ug+x jre-6u16-linux-i586-rpm.bin

and install.

./jre-6u16-linux-i586-rpm.bin

3. After the installation, you need to configure your system to use the newly installed Java Runtime Environment.

alternatives --install /usr/bin/java java /usr/java/default/bin/java 5
alternatives --config java

During the installation of your Fedora 11 CD or DVD, the OpenJDK 6 development and runtime packages are installed by default.

There are 3 programs which provide 'java'.

  Selection    Command
-----------------------------------------------
*+ 1           /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.6.0-openjdk/bin/java
   2           /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.5.0-gcj/bin/java
   3           /usr/java/default/bin/java

Enter to keep the current selection[+], or type selection number: 3

Enter "3" to change it to your newly installed Java Runtime Environment.
Verify your version of java using this command:

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