How to Install JDK under Linux

How to Install JDK under Linux

The following instruction shows the steps to install JDK1.5 64bit on CentOS 4/5:

- Get the package

  Download JDK1.5 linux 64bit binary package (jdk-1_5_0_16-linux-amd64.bin) from Sun website.  

- Install

  1. Log in as root;

2. Copy the jdk-1_5_0_16-linux-amd64.bin to /usr/local/lib64;

3. Add execute permit on it and run it to extract:

# chmod +x jdk-1_5_0_16-linux-amd64.bin
# ./jdk-1_5_0_16-linux-amd64.bin

The binary code license is displayed. Enter "yes" to continue.

The JDK files are installed in /usr/local/lib64/jdk1.5.0_16

4. Delete the binary package to release disk space:

# rm jdk-1_5_0_16-linux-amd64.bin

- Set envirenment

  1. Log in as root;

2. Edit /etc/user.bashrc to add following lines:

# JDK path
if [ -d /usr/local/lib64/jdk1.5.0_16 ]
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/lib64/jdk1.5.0_16

- Test installation

  1. Log in as normal user;

2. Run the following command:
$ java -version

Java version information should be displayed.

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