I 'thought' I had had logged in as root using the su - command in a terminal.
Anyway I did as you suggested:
Worked fine - I moved the Java rpm file from my desktop to this newly made dir and followed the instructions at Java.com
Changed the file permissions, then did:
But there is no such file, thats because the file is named:
So I altered the command to:
It then took me though pages of licence agreements, I typed yes and got this:
UnZipSFX 5.50 of 17 February 2002, by Info-ZIP (Zip-Bugs@lists.wku.edu).
./jre-6u3-linux-i586-rpm.bin: line 396: rpm: command not found
It has put a file in the java dir called 'jre-6u3-linux-i586.rpm'
Why do I want Java installed?
Well, I have found a games site - www.pogo.co.uk
- and if you want to play a game a pop up window opens and it says "additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page".
I go to install and it tells me I must do a manual install and so to the reason for me asking for help!