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I uninstalled kaffe as it's '/usr/bin/java' appears to conflict with J2SDK/J2RE. Although, I'll note here that the j2sdk*.rpm does not complain about kaffe when installing. Nor does the j2sdk*.rpm modify your .bashrc file! So onward we go:
1. Type su on a terminal and enter your 'root' password.
2. Uninstall kaffe: urpme kaffe
3. Make Java installer package executable: chmod a+x j2sdk-1_4_0-fcs-linux-i386.rpm.bin
4. Execute it: ./j2sdk-1_4_0-fcs-linux-i386.rpm.bin
5. Install it (as 'root'): urpmi j2sdk-1_4_0-fcs-linux-i386.rpm
Create a file called 'java.sh' as 'root' in '/etc/profile.d' containing these lines: