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it brought up the text i agreed to it the it unpacked some stufff.
what is next is i become root. how do i do this, must i log off?
then i type this
rpm -iv j2re-1_4_1_<version number>-linux-i586.rpm do i include the directory to it (/home/guest/j2re-1_4_1_03-linux-i586-rpm.bin)
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/java/j2sdk 1.4.2/bin
just like it is ? or do i have to modify that command?
Yours should look like this one, again an example:
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/java/j2re1.4.2/bin, I cant tell you the exact command because I simply dont know where your java is installed. You find the directory and use my command as a guideline. Find out where in /usr java is installed and then look for bin subdirectory which should have java, javac, javadoc etc. this is the correct path you should export. I hope you get this right this time.