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Distribution: RH 6.2, Gen2, Knoppix,arch, bodhi, studio, suse, mint
if you said it was a text file, was that because you looked
at it, and it was text? Does it look like a bash or sh script
at the beginning? if it is, you can type
and if it was meant to be run that way, it will.
Installation of RPM File
Use these instructions if you want to install Java 2 Runtime Environement in the form of RPM packages. If you want to use the self-extracting binary file instead, see Self-Extracting Binary above.
1. Check the download file size.
Before you download a file, notice that its byte size is provided on the download page. Once the download has completed, check that you have downloaded the full, uncorrupted software file.
2. Run the installation script and agree to the license it displays.
Launch the installation script by using the following commands from the directory in which it is located:
chmod a+x j2re-1_4_1_<version number>-linux-i586-rpm.bin
The script displays a binary license agreement, which you are asked to agree to before installation can proceed. Once you have agreed to the license, the install script creates the file j2re-1_4_1_<version number>-linux-i586.rpm in the current directory.
3. Become root by running the su command and entering the super-user password.
4. Run the rpm command to install the packages:
The following command installs the packages comprising the Java 2 Runtime Environment.
rpm -iv j2re-1_4_1_<version number>-linux-i586.rpm